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Marcia Siira of Alexandria shares her story of being a domestic abuse victim with a crowd of more than 300 people at the 18th annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon Wednesday. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Explosion of anger was start of abuse: Alexandria woman tells story of survival
7 hours 23 min ago
October 18, 2018
A group of cellos play during a 2016 concert at Alexandria Area High School. (Echo Press file photo)
Community Calendar
18 hours 20 min ago
These Girl Scouts earned the highest honor possible for grades 4-5. Back row, from left: Brooke Fisher, Jolianna Tung, Life Connections vice president Suzanne Sudmeier and Lillyana Gylsen. Front row, from left: Amaya Waldorf, Katelynn Henning and troop leader Christine Henning. (Contributed)
Girl Scouts earn highest honor
October 18, 2018 - 7:12am
October 17, 2018
Community news
October 17, 2018 - 12:15pm
Julie Nelson, a truck driver for Halvor Lines, will drive her semi full of donated items to North Carolina. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A Carolina care package: 10,000 pounds of donations on way to hurricane victims
October 17, 2018 - 5:00am
October 15, 2018
Participants carried signs about domestic violence awareness as they walked down Broadway Street in Alexandria during the 11th annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Domestic violence awareness events set for this week
October 15, 2018 - 8:01am
October 13, 2018
Community briefs
October 13, 2018 - 7:53am
October 12, 2018
Musician Tom Sellin. (Contributed)
Concert fundraiser critical for Evansville Art Center
October 12, 2018 - 12:02pm
October 11, 2018
Richard "Sonny" Osterberg at the charcoal grill where he cooked within view of his customers for 28 years. (Contributed)
'Best steaks ever': Alexandria restaurant icon remembered
October 11, 2018 - 4:03pm
Community news
October 11, 2018 - 7:53am
Ronald Jacobson
Jacobson inducted into Minnesota National Guard Court of Honor
October 11, 2018 - 7:53am
October 10, 2018
Kris Chisholm
Car care program names new leader
October 10, 2018 - 7:53am
October 9, 2018
Scott Fassett of Thrivent Financial, left, was the winner in a contest to see who could hold a full mug at arm's length for the longest time. He was competing with Billy Beyer and Matt Hagstrom, among others, as part of the 2nd annual Stein & Wine Fest Thursday at the Broadway Ballroom. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Stein & Wine Fest returns to Broadway Ballroom
October 9, 2018 - 1:23pm
Piano students from St. Paul will perform in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 20. (Contributed)
Community news
October 9, 2018 - 6:33am
October 8, 2018
1,500-year-old pre-Viking era sword discovered in a Swedish lake by Saga Vanecek. Courtesy / JÖNKÖPINGS LÄNS MUSEUM
‘Daddy, I found a sword!’: 8-year-old former Minn. girl finds 1,500-year-old pre-Viking era relic in Swedish lake
October 8, 2018 - 9:08am