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Jingle Bells Telethon

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
December 14, 2016
Marcus Decker, 15, of Evansville plays piano and sings during the Jingle Bells Telethon. Decker was a recipient of a toy basket from Jingle Bells when he was a baby. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
A jingling good time
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 11, 2016
Marcus Decker from Ashby plays the piano and sings during the 68th annual Jingle Bells Telethon. Decker was a recipient of a Jingle Bells basket when he was just a baby. You can read his story by clicking on the following link:
(Al Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
A jingling success w/video
December 11, 2016 - 10:42am
December 7, 2016
Marcus Decker plays a Yamaha piano at Carlson Music Center in Alexandria. As a child, Marcus received Jingle Bells telethon gift baskets. Now, age 15, he will be performing in the telethon as a way of giving back.  (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Giving back to Jingle Bells
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
April 10, 2015
Extra donations to go to fight hunger
April 10, 2015 - 12:00am
One of the biggest checks presented during Jingle Bells was a $10,000 donation from Alexandria Extrusion Company. Presenting the donation to announcer Tom E. Lee were (left to right) Gracie Uhde, Chloe Uhde and Taylor Molden, along with Amy Thimmesh and her son, Charlie.
Making spirits bright
December 10, 2014 - 12:00am
December 5, 2014
Shawn Thelen beams as he works on this bike’s bottom brackets. Thelen, along with 14 other volunteers and staff at Jake’s Bikes in Alexandria, got together at the store Monday night to repair bikes to be given out to kids after the Jingle Bells telethon. (Contributed)
Tune ups spin into bikes for kids
December 5, 2014 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
Jingle Bells auditions set for November 8-9
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Jingle Bells auditions set for November 8-9
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
December 10, 2013
Simply Ceramics presented a $50 donation on-air with Z99 Radio Announcer Tom-E-Lee. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Telethon jingles in $72,000
December 10, 2013 - 10:02pm
November 27, 2013
Live Jingle Bells Telethon to be held December 7
November 27, 2013 - 1:57pm
December 10, 2010
This year's Jingle Bells Telethon is set for Saturday, December 11 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.
It's Jingle Bells time!
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am