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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Evansville’s Hermina Wahlin celebrates her 110th birthday
Imagine what life was like in the United States in 1904. The average wage was 22 cents an hour. One in 10 adults couldn’t read or write. The average life...
Alexandria residents asked to join focus groups to improve neighborhoods
People across the country are celebrating lower gas prices by hitting the road this Thanksgiving holiday. AAA Travel predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more during...
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Adams. In celebration of American Education Week, November17-21, the Echo Press asked readers to tell us about...
Garfield 11-year-old celebrates birthday by raising money to fight childhood cancer
Second meeting addresses rental property regulations
Local charities part of statewide fundraising effort
The race for Douglas County sheriff was one of the most-talked about local races this election season. Incumbent sheriff Troy Wolbersen faced challenger Rich Homan, after two other challengers –...
Minnewaska successful; West Central splits