Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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Event attended by more than 200 walkers
Walkers hit the pavement Sunday to to raise funds for a good cause. Many people came out to enjoy a sunny day and to help a good cause during the...
It’s been a tough year for our nation’s peace officers. From the Eric Garner/Daniel Pantaleo story in New York and the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson situation in Missouri, to the Walter...
The Wedum Foundation offers up to $200,000 in matching grants.
Members of the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department donned their aprons to grill up and serve pork chops for the department's annual fundraising dinner Saturday. The event is held each year...
A total of 171 individuals attended Shanghai Nights – Prom 2015 at The Barn at Holiday Inn in Alexandria Saturday. The event was sponsored by Community Education’s Adaptive Program for...
Q: Who’s the AA State Knowledge Bowl champion? A: Alexandria Area High School!
ATCC law enforcement students recruited far and wide
Local residents question message shared on colonoscopy billboard
Treasured family inheritance arrives on first day of spring