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February 26, 2016
Lilly Herring discovered his passion for aviation during his time in the military, He currently works as a check airman for Air Methods. (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
An up-in-the-air career path
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria honored as 'Age Friendly'
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
As a leapling, someone whose birthday is on leap day, Josh Eken will celebrate his eighth birthday in leapling years on Feb. 29. Here's a peek back at his official eighth birthday in 1992. (Contributed photos)
Leaping through life
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Broadway Street serves downtown Alexandria and carries an average of more than 16,000 vehicles per day. The Broadway Street redesign project recently received two top engineering awards. (Contributed Image)
Broadway Street project earns top honors
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
The five officers of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard were among the law enforcement officers present to pay their respects to Jason Moszer. (Photo by Mitch Highman, mjoyphotography)
Supporting their own
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Wally Roers (left) and Louis Nehk, both of Alexandria, spent a combined total of 96 years distributing beer locally before retiring. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
The beer guys
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria Polar Plunge is set for Feb. 28
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Nick Martin is a single father and has custody of his three oldest children. He also took in his youngest daughter a month after gaining custody of the oldest three children.
Life as a single father
February 19, 2016 - 7:44am
Alexandria Police Department officer Brian Kakach and CPA student Linda Meichsner go through safety steps before shooting firearms. Citizen's Police Academy students had the opportunity to shoot two firearms. One was a 9-millimeter pistol (the same firearm officers carry) and the other a .40-caliber Universal Machine Pistol.
Back in action
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
Jefferson High School graduate David Bauer recently published a book detailing his positive experiences with international Internet dating.
The world of international Internet dating
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 13, 2016
There was glitz, glamour and an abundance of smiles Friday night during the Night to Shine event in Alexandria. New Life Christian Church hosted the prom night experience for local people with special needs, ages 16 and older. Prom goers walked the red carpet, donned corsages and boutonnieres, played games and danced the night away.  (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
What a Night to Shine in Alexandria
February 13, 2016 - 7:14am
February 12, 2016
Renee and Durlyn Stomberg were married at Rose City Evangelical Free Church in Eagle Bend only one week after meeting in person for the first time.
An untraditional love story
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
More building plans can be accessed by the public at, under the blog tab.
A community effort
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
The sweet joy of sharing
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
In October, Scott Kent will travel to Quantico, Virginia and take part in the 3-month long FBI National Academy. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Down the Yellow Brick Road
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am