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Steve Vrchota (left), is the coordinator of the robotics tournament. He was assisting Ashley Vogt and Brock Manderschied (right) of Douglas County 4-H. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Putting STEM skills to work: Area students to compete in robotics tournament
12 hours 52 min ago
December 14, 2018
Community news
December 14, 2018 - 11:50am
The annual Christmas Service and Hymn Sing will be held this Sunday at 2 p.m. at Spruce Hill Church near Miltona. (File photo)
Community Calendar
December 14, 2018 - 11:49am
December 13, 2018
The Alexandria Area High School Commons hosted the "Snow-Ball," featuring the jazz ensembles, carolers and Doc's All-Star Big Band Friday night. Above, band director Derek Ziemer directs Eric Weis (left), Amanda Bittmann and the other members of Jazz Ensemble I. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
AAHS holds jazz fundraiser
December 13, 2018 - 6:23am
December 12, 2018
Annie Skoglund (left) and Jean Rosenfield make krumkake at the annual Douglas County Historical Society bake sale Friday morning. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press )
Baking up Christmas goodies
December 12, 2018 - 5:25pm
Community briefs
December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Analise Saltmarsh, 9, (left) and Brooke Kleinschmidt, 8, performed for their second time at Jingle Bells. The two girls, who attend Osakis Public School, sang "Santa Claus is Coming to Town." (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Jingle Bells nears goal of $90,000
December 12, 2018 - 7:22am
December 10, 2018
Community briefs
December 10, 2018 - 7:14am
December 9, 2018
Leif Enger poses by Lake Superior, which figures prominently in his latest novel, "Virgil Wander." (Contributed)
Leif Enger to sign books in Alexandria: Best-selling author grew up in Osakis
December 9, 2018 - 8:13am
December 6, 2018
Community news
December 6, 2018 - 12:48pm
December 5, 2018
Actors portraying Joseph (Travis Renney), an angel (Lydia Renney), Mary (Sara Renney) and one of the wise men (Loretta Lundy) were part of the annual Living Nativity Saturday evening at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Hundreds turn out for annual Living Nativity
December 5, 2018 - 12:36pm
November 30, 2018
Paul Imholte will play the First Friday concert Dec. 7 at the Evansville Art Center. (Contributed)
Community news
November 30, 2018 - 5:52pm
November 29, 2018
One of the winners from last year was the home of Kris and Bob Bugher in Alexandria. They won for most elegant. (Echo Press file photo)
It's time to put your Christmas lights up
November 29, 2018 - 12:11pm
November 28, 2018
Tessa and Erica Korman from Alexandria bring in mittens for the Echo Press Mitten Tree. Mittens, hats and scarves will be accepted through Dec. 14.
Help us decorate the Echo Press Mitten Tree
November 28, 2018 - 12:10pm
Community Education
November 28, 2018 - 9:12am