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April 30, 2018
Jiving to the sounds of "Jailhouse Rock" were the "Jail Birds" team members, Nathan Lusty and Billie Jo Grieve. The two competed in the second annual Dancing with the Alexandria Stars last Thursday, April 26. Lusty and Grieve took home the Fan Favorite Award at this year's event. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Dancing their hearts out
April 30, 2018 - 4:41pm
April 23, 2018
Alexandria Area High School senior Ashley Jenc and Charley Good from Pemberton Law Firm try out their moves during rehearsal for Dancing with the Alexandria Stars. The duo will be dancing to the theme song from the movie, "Ghostbusters." (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Put on your dancing shoes: Dancing with the Alexandria Stars back for more
April 23, 2018 - 6:33am
April 17, 2018
YMCA board chairman Katie Perry received the YMCA’s Key Leader Award at the annual fundraising breakfast Thursday, April 12. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
YMCA closing in on fundraising goal
April 17, 2018 - 11:12am
February 24, 2018
The winner of the Ice Castle fish house was Sanford Olson (second from left). He's shown with Paul Brickweg (owner of Paul’s Small Engine, which donated the prize) and Fishing for the Cure committee co-leads, Nancy Waldorf and Robbie Betterman. (Contributed)
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 13, 2018
Justin Stallman of Donnely Fire strikes a pose for the audience during the third annual Firefighter Runway and Comedy Show at the Forada Supper Club Saturday night. Proceeds from the event go to the Lakes Area Crisis Response Team, a self-funded organization that offers stress mitigation and debriefing services to area emergency response agencies. The team serves 11 fire departments in Douglas County, as well as agencies in Pope, Todd and Grant counties. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Firefighters strut their stuff
January 13, 2018 - 8:44pm
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 15, 2017
Miltona holds turkey bingo fundraiser
November 15, 2017 - 9:34am
November 13, 2017
Kris and Megan Chisholm began trying to have a baby in 2010. They ended up undergoing in vitro fertilization, which did not take. They then turned to adoption and brought home Lennon in May 2017. (Stacy Kron Photography)
His Kids Orphan Ministry fall fundraiser scheduled for Friday, Nov. 17
November 13, 2017 - 9:13am
November 8, 2017
Jingle Bells organizers seek performers
November 8, 2017 - 10:21am
October 17, 2017
Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring a variety of sidekicks to a fundraiser for the local animal shelter on Friday, Oct. 20. (Contributed)
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
October 17, 2017 - 6:00am
September 27, 2017
Isaac Thill (left) and Bryce Doty, both of Alexandria, love to hunt and fish together. Doty is trying to raise funds to purchase his friend a new, off-road, motorized wheelchair that would make it easier for Thill to get out and enjoy those activities by himself. (Contributed)
Wanted: New wheelchair for outdoors enthusiast
September 27, 2017 - 12:45pm
August 26, 2017
Special Olympics athlete Julie Schmidt (left) lifts a medicine ball as part of a circuit training workout at Crossfit Allectus in Alexandria Saturday morning. The event included Special Olympics athletes and their unified partners, as well as members of Crossfit Allectus. A flag football scrimmage against Crossfit Allectus, followed by a car wash fundraiser for Special Olympics, was originally planned but was cancelled due to rain. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Special Olympics flag football/ car wash fundraiser postponed
August 26, 2017 - 10:53am
June 19, 2017
Mini-golf for special needs kids on June 25
June 19, 2017 - 5:33pm
June 2, 2017
Pancake breakfast raises funds for local emergencies
June 2, 2017 - 3:27pm
May 7, 2017
Jen Hoven (left) and Jaime Jost look over silent auction items at Theatre L'Homme Dieu's Run for the Roses fundraiser at Legacy of the Lakes Museum on Saturday. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Derby party raises money for theater
May 7, 2017 - 10:08am