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November 30, 2012
'It's a Wonderful Life' opens November 30 at Alexandria theater
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Although they were a bit timid at first, the Steimann brothers of Alexandria - Ethan, 6, and Lucas, 3 - quickly warmed up to Santa and Mrs. Claus. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)play button
Holiday spirit warm and bright
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Holiday classic to be performed at local theater
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 22, 2012
Keeping holidays conflict-free: Tips from a negotiation expert
November 22, 2012 - 7:27am
November 18, 2012
Ten holiday warning signs seniors need help
November 18, 2012 - 11:22am
October 26, 2012
Cilicia Steidl displayed some of the wares that will be available on this year's Holiday Crafters' Tour, which will take place Thursday through Saturday, November 1-3. The crafts shown were created by her as well as artisans Linda Pallow, Vickie Schlosser and Laura Zeise. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Holiday Crafters' tour is here again!
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Carolers are gearing-up for another holiday season. This year marks the group's 50th anniversary. The Carolers were formed in 1962 by Murrae Freng and continue to be a community tradition. This year's members include (back row) Brendan Holm, Kris Aaseng, Anthony Smith, Rocky Chock, Jack Stoeck, Ted Deitz; (middle row) Tori Long, Emma Lawrence, Tyler Maanum, Nic Hanson, Rachel Hansberry, Brendan Sieve; (front row) Mattie Ingebretson, Grace Griffin, Kendra Sukke, Courtney Wo...
Carolers will soon don gay apparel!
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Lori Mork, Echo Press
Cara Wood (left)_and Amanda Christianson (right) both grabbed a rebound during the Cardinals' win over Moorhead in their holiday tournament opener Thursday. Alexandria went on to capture the title.
Card girls' basketball: Alexandria grabs own holiday tournament
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
Ag leaders warn consumers to look out for invasive weed in holiday decorations
December 1, 2011 - 11:35am
December 24, 2010
Slumberland helps families during holidays
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Deadline for holiday issue
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Italian Tomato Sauce is simmered in a large pot filled with caramelized onions, garlic, seasonings, roasted bones and lots of crushed tomatoes. Photo by Sue Doeden
A saucy gift from the kitchen
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2010
This season, heed the financial ghosts of Christmas
December 12, 2010 - 12:14pm
December 10, 2010
Lowell Anderson  |  Echo Press
Colorful displays of lights, such as these on a house along 11th Avenue West near Lincoln Elementary School, are a sure sign of the Christmas season.
Where are your favorite holiday decorations?
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Celeste Beam  |  Echo Press
Downtown Alexandria came to life Friday evening after the Christmas lights were turned on during the annual Christmas in the Fort celebration. This year, new, multi-colored LED lights, which are more durable and energy efficient, were used in place of the older, bulb-style lights.
Countdown to Christmas
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am