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August 13, 2014
Diana Rogers, director of the Family History Center in Alexandria, demonstrates how to use one of the three microfilm machines at the center. Along with microfilm, the center offers a variety of ways for people to research their genealogy.
Photo by Jessica Sly, Echo Press.
Do you know your roots?
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
October 29, 2013
The Moe Township Temperance Society was established in 1900. That year, the group built Temperance Hall to provide an alternative place for fellowship other than taverns. The building blew down in a storm in 1917 and was never rebuilt. (Courtesy of Douglas County Historical Society)
Wets, drys, gangsters, flappers
October 29, 2013 - 1:49pm
August 23, 2013
A J.C. Penney sign was found under-neath some tin that was taken down this week at Past and Present Home Gallery at 619 Broadway in Alexandria. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
A sign of Alexandria's past comes to light
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
July 14, 2013
Four reasons why families should hit the road this summer
July 14, 2013 - 7:46am
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
New app helps find museums in Minnesota
May 6, 2013 - 10:18am
May 5, 2013
Minnesotans encouraged to visit historic sites this month
May 5, 2013 - 10:06am
April 19, 2013
Viking history is topic of forum
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Logan Grove demonstrated his musical talents as he portrayed Beethoven. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)
John Glenn, Cleopatra, Beethoven spotted in Osakis
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Movie event celebrates Women's History Month
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 11, 2013
Students to present history exhibits in St. Cloud March 23
March 11, 2013 - 11:27am
March 8, 2013
Long-time Alexandria    resident Barb Grover 
recently published a book about Alexandria's history, the newest addition to   Arcadia Publishing's 
Images of America series. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images of Alexandria's past. (Contributed photo)
History of Alexandria explored in new book
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Twenty-three 10th grade students from Germany listened to a presentation on the American fur trade era from 1760 to 1840 presented by Dennis Johnson at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria Friday. (Contributed photo)
Out and About: Foreign students entertained
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Kensington to celebrate History with Eleanor Day
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
Civil War artifacts on display at ITOW Veterans Museum
December 1, 2012 - 1:57pm