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June 14, 2018
Horizon Public Health staff run through an exercise designed to simulate the mass dispensing of medications in case of infectious disease last week at Lake Community Church in Alexandria. After filling out forms, participants went to a screening table and then were directed to the proper table for medical dispensation. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Antibiotics for 38,000
June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
June 10, 2018
Pastor Chris Christenson and daughter Phoebe will perform at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alexandria June 23. (Contributed)
Faith news
June 10, 2018 - 11:14am
June 2, 2018
Blonde and the Bohunk will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn. (Contributed)
Group has Alexandria ties
June 2, 2018 - 9:40am
June 1, 2018
Faith news
June 1, 2018 - 5:43pm
Diana Rogers (left) of Elbow Lake and Joy Carter of Alexandria learn how to interpret genetic results during DNA Day at the Douglas County Historical Society. The two are consultants at the Alexandria Minnesota Family History Center. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
DNA testing unearths secrets
June 1, 2018 - 12:16pm
May 28, 2018
A golden life: Rescue dogs find foster and forever homes in Alexandria
May 28, 2018 - 6:39am
May 23, 2018
(From left) Sophomore Joslyn Swenson as a doctor, sophomore Isabella Greathouse as Ginny Mooney and senior Levi Lotti as Matt Mooney practice the scene in which the Mooneys are told their son, Eliot, may have Trisomy 18, a likely fatal condition in which three chromosome 18s are present instead of the normal two. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Based on a true story: Student production described as raw and real
May 23, 2018 - 9:02am
May 18, 2018
A photo of Steven "Beaver" Hlinsky is held by his children, Abby Hlinsky and Dominic Hlinsky, while Beaver's dog, Ollie, stands by them. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
May 18, 2018 - 6:40am
May 16, 2018
Karen Goodwin of Alexandria, who has overcome struggles with mental illness, is the co-chair of the Douglas County Local Advisory Council. She has been living on her own at Viking Towers for the past three years, something she is proud of. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Worth the fight: Goodwin shares story of battle with mental illness
May 16, 2018 - 1:13pm
May 11, 2018
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Faith events
May 11, 2018 - 3:07pm
Joyce Williams (right) passed on her love on the lakes area to her daughter, Katie Williams. The mother-daughter duo live in the Twin Cities metro area, but in the summer months, spend as many weekends as they can at the family cabin on Lake Darling. (Contributed)
Weekends at the lake: Mom passes down her love for lake
May 11, 2018 - 6:14am
May 10, 2018
Aimee Sebesta returned to the law enforcement program at Alexandria Technial and Community College after a devastating car crash in December 2016. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Coming back stronger: Aimee Sebesta's career dream is back on track
May 10, 2018 - 6:16am
May 9, 2018
Pastor Laurie Natwick from the Northwestern Minnesota Synod ELCA spoke during Sunday's groundbreaking ceremony for the new First Lutheran Church, which will be built along County Road 46 near Woodland Elementary School. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
Staff members of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria take their turn at shoveling first at the site where the new First Lutheran Church will be built. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
A new beginning for First Lutheran
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
May 4, 2018
Madi Knoblauch of Glenwood and her horse, Harv, are the subjects of a children's book written by Knoblauch's mother, Jennifer Anderson. (Contributed)
When Madi met Harv: A story of a girl and her love of horses
May 4, 2018 - 11:01am
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