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October 17, 2012
MnATC Resident
Get busy living or get busy dying
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
"I wanted to give back what I received from the mental health field." -- Amy Kiehn, PEER SPECIALIST
With helping comes healing
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
A total of 258 5th and 6th grade students from School District 206 elementary schools took part in this year's Elementary Fun Run. (Contributed photo)
Area youth participate in Fun Run
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Electrifying Minnesota On exhibit at Runestone Museum
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
Students tried to catch chocolate pudding thrown at them in pastic cups taped to their stomachs while the JHS student body cheered them on during a pep fest Friday. (Echo Press photo by Tara Bitzan)
JHS celebrates 2012 Homecoming
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
The Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass quintet will perform at Jefferson High School in Alexandria on September 29 at 7:30 p.m. as a kick-off for Central Lakes Concert Association's 29th season. (Contributed photo)
Brass quintet to kick off Central Lakes Concert Association season
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Amanda and Nicholas Dahmes and their children, Thomas and Olivia. (Contributed photo)
My belly, their baby
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
The 2011 JHS Homecoming parade was well attended. Pictured are last year's cheerleaders atop an Alexandria fire truck. (Echo Press file photo)
JHS to kick off 2012 Homecoming
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
"The third week in July my biggest pumpkin grew 30 pounds a day for 10 days." -- David Starner (Echo Press photo by Jo Colvin)
The Great Pumpkin has arrived
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Jarrod Wilde and his daughter, Hailey, pose for a photo with the family's pet geese. (Contributed photo)
A lifelong friendship between two unlikely species
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
A runestone replica has a place of honor at the Kensington museum. (Contributed photo)
Day at the Museum
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
"The boy in the story didn't follow me while I was writing the story; I followed the boy and wrote about the adventures that he had." -- Willis Thoen, Author (Contributed photo)
A lasting mark on the heart, blossoming into a book
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Joyce Larsen (center) plays Mah Jongg with a group of women who gather every Wednesday at the Elks Club in Alexandria. (Echo Press photo by Caroline Roers)
Mah Jongg -- A pastime gaining popularity
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Tim Bayerl of Alexandria finally realized his dream of climbing to the highest elevation in every state in the U.S. by reaching the summit of Denali in Alaska. (Contributed photo)
A third chance at Denali
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Hatte Kingston smiled at Red Wing senior Jack Strusz during a volleyball match last fall. The two formed a bond through sports the past two years. (Republican Eagle photo by Nick Gerhardt)
An uncommon bond
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am