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June 13, 2012
Caring Careers
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Daniel Raffo will present his tiger act at the Alexandria Shrine Circus on Friday, June 22. (Contributed photo)
Shrine Circus coming to Douglas County Fairgrounds
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
A Wii game system was set up for students to attempt a mock driving exercise while texting or wearing fatal vision goggles. (Contributed photo)
Students conduct 'Don't Drive Distracted' campaign
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
DC and Hawk will perform at the free community concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. (Contributed Photo)
DC and Hawk to perform free concert Thursday
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
World War II era planes in flight. (Stock Photo by GettyImages/
Airport Day offers an assortment of aircraft
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
These 6th graders were all business during the jump rope race. (Echo Press photo by Tara Bitzan)
District 206 celebrates Track and Field
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
(Left to right) Dorothy Shinn, Rachel Barduson and Tom Anderson watch as Tom Hargreaves of the American Legion puts up a flag at the burial site of former Minnesota Governor Knute Nelson. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Here Lies Knute Nelson
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
The Jefferson High School orchestra will present a concert of all things Disney on June 1 at 7 p.m. at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria. (Contributed photo)
'A Night of Disney' presented by Rainbow Strings
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
A blues harmonica workshop for children ages 8 to 16 will be held in conjunction with the Awake the Lakes festival. The workshop will be led by Everett Smithson. (Contributed photo)
It's time to Awake the Lakes!
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
The accolades continue to spill over
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
The Abel family includes (left to right) Bruce, Morgan, Hannah and Heidi. Nineteen-year-old Morgan was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in March. (Contributed photo)
An unplanned detour
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
In February, Roger Neumann, 76, of Osakis, had the chance to drive a race car in the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Las Vegas Speedway. (Echo Press photo by Amy Chaffins)
Neumann racing into his golden years
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Ranae Edwards of the Grant County 4-H Program talked with students about pet safety. She was assisted by her canine friend. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Area students learn to be safe!
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
The Math Masters Team from St. Mary's took 1st place at the recent Math Masters competition. Members include (left to right) Parker Olson, Meagan Wentworth, Makia Krippner, Megan Vangaal and Lauren Russell. (Contributed photo)
Area students are masters in math
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
The Reverend Terry Finnern will retire in May. He has been a pastor in the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod for 38 years and served Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria for the last 12 years. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Finnern retires after 38 years of ministry
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am