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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
October 30, 2015
Dennis Teri Klimek stands among their overflowing Christmas décor. They will have it all on display at the Carneva Acres location during the Holiday Art and Crafter’s Tour. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Crafter's Tour features handmade treasures
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2013
How are you ringing in the New Year?
December 16, 2013 - 4:34pm
November 15, 2013
Museum resumes holiday tradition
November 15, 2013 - 8:28am
July 10, 2013
This pontoon, which played tribute to the reality TV show Duck Dynasty, won first prize in the Lake Carlos boat parade. (Photo by Jessica Sly)
VIDEO: Fired up on the Fourth
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Jess Syvrud (23) had to move Park Center's McKenna DuBois aside on her way to the basket during last Friday's opening round game of the Alexandria holiday tournament. The Cardinal girls dropped their opener, but won the consolation championship on Saturday over Robbinsdale Armstrong. (Lori Mork, Echo Press)
Alexandria girls' basketball: Cardinals take consolation title
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
(Contributed photo)
More than 350 enjoy community Christmas dinner
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am