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July 15, 2016
Michael Sayler wrote “Life in the United States,” a true story about his growing up in the U.S., in the hopes of showing young readers about the hardships of living in the U.S.  (Contributed photos)
College courses lead to published books
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Retired doctor, Douglas Jewson, has published three biographies.
Writing down a lifetime
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Is the Kensington Runestone an authentic artifact carved by explorers from Norway more than 650 years ago or is it a much more recent hoax? The mystery and theories linger.  Pictured is Olaf Ohman, a Swedish farmer living near Alexandria who found the stone in grubbing an aspen tree in 1898. Photo taken c.1927. (Contributed)
Runestone is fake, says new book
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
June 5, 2013
Hear the tales of a former lighthouse keeper
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Former Miltona resident writes book on world travel experiences
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Library to host Grover book signing event
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Long-time Alexandria    resident Barb Grover 
recently published a book about Alexandria's history, the newest addition to   Arcadia Publishing's 
Images of America series. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images of Alexandria's past. (Contributed photo)
History of Alexandria explored in new book
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
"Emergine from the Darkness" was written by Julia Olson.
Inner poet emerges
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
'How Fargo of You' author to sign book in Alexandria Saturday
December 6, 2012 - 1:18pm
November 23, 2012
The Snow Angels CD is available locally at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria or by e-mailing Linda Greseth at The song can also be downloaded from
Touching lives with words
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Mary: A Study in Luke 1 and 2 is the second book published by Alexandria author Gretchen Nelson. Her first, The Camels are Coming, is an in-depth study of the 24th book of Genesis and was published in 2009.
In Mary, Nelson paints a vivid picture of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and brings her remarkable and timeless story to life.
Judging a book by its cover
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Evansville Art Center to host photography exhibit and children's author
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
The book is the first in the series written by Joe Albert, the second is to be released later this year.
Former Echo Press reporter writes mystery novel
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria on Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m.  (Contributed photo)
Authors to discuss 450-year gap in history at museum
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Library column: Community Read
February 8, 2012 - 7:21am