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December 27, 2017
Danza Johnsrud, a nurse on the labor and delivery floor at the Douglas County Hospital, taught herself to sew so that the Christmas tradition of stockings for December babies could be carried on. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Hospital's stockings a treasured tradition
December 27, 2017 - 12:16pm
December 25, 2017
Christmas is coldest in more than two decades in region
December 25, 2017 - 5:38pm
December 22, 2017
LETTER: Don't let distractions take over Christmas
December 22, 2017 - 4:52pm
December 21, 2017
Most elegant (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Best and brightest: Check out winners of lights contest
December 21, 2017 - 6:23am
December 17, 2017
The congregation sings favorite Christmas carols and hymns during the annual Christmas Service at Spruce Hill Church near Miltona. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
December 17, 2017 - 3:34pm
December 16, 2017
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
December 16, 2017 - 4:05pm
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AgweekTV: Food blogger Molly Yeh makes the big time
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
December 15, 2017
United Way staff members (left to right) Jen Jabas, Kris Chisholm and Kendall Brickweg organize gifts donated to the Adopt-A-Family program. This year, the United Way adopted 245 families. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Better to give: United Way Adopt-A-Family program grows
December 15, 2017 - 9:08am
December 13, 2017
Bill Sorensen, Jared Mason, Job Christianson and Emily Walters perform during last year’s version of "A
Magical Medora Christmas" traveling variety show. (contributed)
Christmas musical stops in Alexandria
December 13, 2017 - 7:30am
December 12, 2017
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Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
December 12, 2017 - 2:21pm
December 11, 2017
During last year's stop of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, Colin James and Kelly Prescott entertained the crowd. Prescott will be performing again this year, along with Terri Clark and Dallas Smith. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Holiday train returns with music and food bank mission
December 11, 2017 - 7:33am
December 2, 2017
LETTER: Share in the joy of Christmas season
December 2, 2017 - 11:37am
December 1, 2017
EDITORIAL: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
December 1, 2017 - 6:36pm
November 25, 2017
Children in the ECHO group from Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria sing “Walk to Bethlehem” during the Jingle Bells audition Sunday. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Miss Minnesota joins telethon
November 25, 2017 - 1:23pm
November 20, 2017
Alexandria Light and Power workers Matt Duenow (top) and Bob Steidl put up Christmas decorations along Broadway Monday in preparation for the holiday season. Christmas lights in Alexandria will be turned on this Friday night during the annual Christmas in the Fort celebration at the Runestone Museum. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Christmas decorations go up on Broadway
November 20, 2017 - 1:23pm