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October 12, 2017
Rich Solheid (left) of Alexandria, a Red Cross volunteer, drove a Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle around the Houston, Texas area after Hurricane Harvey hit that area. Helping him out is Red Cross volunteer, Chuck Reeves, from Knoxville, Iowa. (Contributed)
'Part of something special:' Red Cross volunteers back from disaster relief missions
October 12, 2017 - 9:14am
September 14, 2017
Coni McKay comforts one of the dogs shortly after the arrival in Douglas County. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)play button
Saving hounds from Harvey
September 14, 2017 - 3:49pm
September 11, 2017
Matthew Duenow (left) and Bob Steidl, two linemen with Alexandria Light and Power, are headed to Florida this week to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (Contributed)
Douglas County helping on the storm front
September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm
September 4, 2017
Minnesota Guard soldiers helping hurricane efforts
September 4, 2017 - 11:06am
September 1, 2017
Wanda Spieker (right), director of housekeeping at Lake Geneva Christian Center, delivers lost and found items for donation at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria with the help of Julia Pauluk of Life Right. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Hygiene items, words of hope being collected for Texas
September 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
August 30, 2017
Minnesota National Guard ready to deploy if needed for Harvey relief
August 30, 2017 - 7:34pm
Texas National Guard soldiers aid residents in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27. (Texas Military Department via Reuters)
Alexandria woman helps out in Houston
August 30, 2017 - 10:47am
August 29, 2017
Volunteer Sandy Mateer directs people to the correct tables for the items they are donating to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston, Texas. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Help for Houston: Donations for hurricane victims being accepted at Runestone Community Center through Sunday
August 29, 2017 - 4:34pm