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December 7, 2016
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
16 hours 6 min ago
November 25, 2016
Mary and Joseph stand with their donkey at last year's Living Nativity at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. This year's event is Saturday, Dec. 3.
First Lutheran Church presents The Living Nativity
November 25, 2016 - 8:00am
November 16, 2016
Christmas in the Fort ushers in holiday season
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
Give to the Max day is Thursday, Nov. 17
November 9, 2016 - 10:00am
Give gifts to children in need this Christmas
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 4, 2016
Holiday craft/vendor event benefits Jingle Bells
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
July 6, 2016
Flags, balloons and other patriotic touches adorn boats at the Alexandria Chain of Lakes Boat Parade Monday, July 4th.  (Photo by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
A festive Fourth
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 24, 2015
A colorful collection of orange and green bell peppers, pomegranate and avocado are some of the ingredients of this refreshing appetizer served with scoop-shaped chips. (Dave Wallis | The Forum)
Easy and festive last-minute holiday food ideas
December 24, 2015 - 7:00am
December 18, 2015
LETTER: Be kind and help garbage haulers
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Old, tangled and broken holiday lights can be properly recycled through January 2016. (Photo courtesy of
Recycle Your Holidays accepting lights through January
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Paul Halverson (left) and Matt Zwilling, along with a host of other volunteers, deboned and cut freshly roasted turkey at St. Mary’s Church in Alexandria on Nov. 24.  (Photo by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
Out & About Around the County: Thanksgiving dinner at St. Mary's
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 28, 2015
Santa and Mrs. Claus waving to people lined up along Broadway in downtown Alexandria Saturday night. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
November 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 27, 2015
Josie and Mason Huebner of Alexandria give their Christmas wish list to Santa and Mrs. Claus at Friday's Christmas in the Fort, Alexandria's kick-off to the holiday season. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Christmas season kicks off in Alexandria
November 27, 2015 - 8:07pm
November 26, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
LETTER: The cups are none of our business
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am