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March 1, 2017
LETTER: The diet of Lent
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 27, 2016
Jesus' empty tomb can be seen in front of Zion Lutheran Church along Third Avenue East in Alexandria today, Sunday. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
He is risen!
March 27, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 23, 2016
Jesus, portrayed by John Messer, receives a triumphant welcome into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Heike Lewandowski helps lead the horse through the crowd. It was one of 12 scenes depicted in the Passion Drama. (Photos by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
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UPDATE: Twelve scenes tell powerful story (w/video)
March 23, 2016 - 9:38am
March 20, 2016
Actors in the Passion Drama portrayed the crucifiction scene Sunday afternoon. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
The reason for the Easter season
March 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2016
All invited to inter-church Easter vigil
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
'Will my bunny go to heaven?'
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2015
Jase Adrian (left) of Alexandria and Isaiah Schlosser of Lowry search for candy-filled eggs at Kids Easter Day in Osakis Saturday. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Osakis hosts fun Easter event for kids
April 6, 2015 - 12:36pm
April 1, 2015
The guards drape Jesus with a purple cloak and stick a crown of thorns on his head, mocking him as King of the Jews. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Experiencing his last days
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Lowell Anderson | Echo Press
Jesus is greeted by crowds on his way into Jerusalem during the annual Passion Drama at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Despite temperatures in the 30s on Tuesday, many people stood in line to view the production, which depicts the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
A passion for Easter
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Although the Passion Drama was cancelled this year, the crucifixion scene was portrayed all day Friday in front of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Enshrouded in a sunlit haze: Zion's Passion Drama and Guarding of the Tomb
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
(Photo by Al Edenloff)
Hunting up Easter fun in Osakis
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
March 15, 2013
Public invited to Easter egg hunt
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Volunteers helped remove snow in preparation for this year's Passion Drama, put on by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria. The event will take place on Sunday, March 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 300 Lake Street, Alexandria. (Contributed photo)
Preparations under way for Passion Drama
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
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Easter Bunny hops to hospital
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am