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June 29, 2018
By happenstance, Alexandria realtor Craig Mische wound up taking photos and videos of a wedding on Lake Darling last Friday, June 22. Coincidentally, it was the wedding of a former classmate, Michelle Fette Thoennes. (Photo courtesy of Craig Mische)
Drone captures pontoon wedding on Lake Darling
June 29, 2018 - 5:15am
June 27, 2018
As the new executive director of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens, Carol Swenson plans to broaden the story the museum tells of who used Minnesota lakes and how. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
New captain steers Legacy Museum
June 27, 2018 - 8:45am
June 22, 2018
Jerika Neubauer, missing since June 19.
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department seeks help locating runaway teen
June 22, 2018 - 2:05pm
Jevnager wears a GoPro while flying his powered paraglider and captures images such as this one. He typically flies at about 500 feet. (Contributed)play button
Up in the air: Powered paraglider's flights are eye-catching
June 22, 2018 - 10:55am
Members of the Alexandria chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, including (left to right) Tom Scearcy of Alexandria, Steve Carlson of Frazee (formerly of Garfield) and Merl King of Evansville, rode their motorcycles to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally. Not pictured: Gary Modlin  of Lowry. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
June 22, 2018 - 4:53am
June 17, 2018
John Hughes and grandson Treston Hughes, 11, look at the pile of wooden toys John has made for his grandchildren over the years. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Grandpa H.'s toy story
June 17, 2018 - 6:25am
June 13, 2018
After 11 years on the bench, Judge Ann Carrott has retired as a Douglas County district court judge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Carrott was a trailblazer
June 13, 2018 - 6:10am
June 5, 2018
'This world is a better place without her': A Minn. family's bitter final send-off to their mother
June 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
June 1, 2018
Eric Lindgren, left, of Alexandria, transfered the American flag to Dale Mowry of Fargo in a Memorial Day ceremony at Harley Davidson in West Fargo. (Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor)
'Proud to be an American': Lindgren carries Patriot Tour flag from here to Fargo
June 1, 2018 - 6:14am
May 25, 2018
Newton Earl of Osakis keeps this photo of himself as a young door gunner who spent 1969 firing his M-60 machine gun from the door of a Navy helicopter. (Contributed)
'Scramble the Seawolves': Osakis man honored for saving lives in Vietnam
May 25, 2018 - 6:25am
May 17, 2018
Surveillance cameras caught an image of the Rays with their daughter. Law enforcement is concerned with her well being. They received information that they may now be in Minnesota. Courtesy photo.
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
May 17, 2018 - 1:49pm
April 16, 2018
In the half decade since retiring as an elementary school teacher, Alexandria artist Jana Tonsfeldt has surrounded herself with art. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Happy, headlong rush into art
April 16, 2018 - 6:38am
April 6, 2018
Brandon Strouth of Alexandria hits golf balls out into the snow at the Scott Dirck Golf Academy in Alexandria Friday afternoon. The Golf Academy, which is located near Geneva Golf Club, offers year round indoor practice areas and golf lessons. It includes several heated hitting bays, two golf simulators, and a putting and chipping area. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Golfers beat winter
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 30, 2018
Lt. Col. Ryan Savageau with the U.S. Air Force, who is a 1994 Alexandria graduate, completed 3,000 flying hours last month as an F-16 fighter jet pilot. Savageau is one of less than 300 F-16 pilots around the world to complete this milestone. (Contributed)
Pilot's milestone 'just something that happened'
March 30, 2018 - 1:39pm
March 16, 2018
Trina Weisel studies a map while guiding a Girl Scout trip into the Boundary Waters. Weisel earned her Gold Award while attending Jefferson High School in Alexandria and began leading wilderness trips. (Contributed)
Conquering the wilderness
March 16, 2018 - 12:11pm