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June 15, 2019
A summer hunger campaign by the United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties aims to raise funds for mobile food drops in both counties. (Contributed)
Summer Hunger campaign returns
June 15, 2019 - 10:29am
June 12, 2019
A team of staff members from Voyager Elementary School tows a school bus in a timed event Friday as part of a United Way fundraiser. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Pulling a bus? No problem
June 12, 2019 - 12:44pm
May 29, 2019
Runestone donates $12,250 to area organizations
May 29, 2019 - 1:57pm
May 9, 2019
Hans Hintzen, an Alexandria high school graduate, is donating 50 of his signature "Furious Fish" mugs to raise money for Runestone Museum education programs. (Contributed)
A Furious Fish fundraiser
May 9, 2019 - 6:32am
December 19, 2018
As Henry Englund, 2, of the Twin Cities metro area puts money in the Salvation Army kettle at Walmart, he appears to be distracted by the two men ringing the bell – Alexandria firefighters Eric Bjerke (left) and Battalion Chief Robb Solyntjes. Englund was with his grandma, Lynne Englund of Farwell. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Do you hear what I hear? Salvation Army bell ringer will be out through Christmas Eve
December 19, 2018 - 6:23am
December 16, 2018
Runestone donates $19,350
December 16, 2018 - 7:44am
December 6, 2018
Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train will make 20 stops in Minnesota this year, including one in Alexandria, entertaining and collecting money and food for local food banks. (Courtesy of Canadian Pacific)
Holiday Train returning to Alexandria
December 6, 2018 - 10:28am
Community Foundation announces local grants
December 6, 2018 - 8:50am
November 26, 2018
Operation Kandy Kane brings Christmas to vets
November 26, 2018 - 5:44am
November 14, 2018
Presents for kids who were adopted through the United Way's Adopt-A-Family Christmas gifts program last year were piled high in the United Way office. About 650 kids received gifts through the program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press file photo)
United Way fundraising on rise: But needs of public also increasing
November 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
October 28, 2018
When it is delivered, the Runestone Museum's new penny press machine will create elongated stamped pennies similar to these. (Contributed)
Runestone Museum to get penny press
October 28, 2018 - 7:28am
October 22, 2018
Habitat for Humanity volunteers Michael Bouressa, left, and John Nordin rebuild a sagging deck as part of a program to help elderly people stay in their homes longer. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Handrails and ramps: New Habitat for Humanity program helps elderly remain in their homes
October 22, 2018 - 6:07am
October 12, 2018
Musician Tom Sellin. (Contributed)
Concert fundraiser critical for Evansville Art Center
October 12, 2018 - 12:02pm
October 10, 2018
Kris Chisholm
Car care program names new leader
October 10, 2018 - 7:53am
August 16, 2018
Grants boost diversity, transportation, nonprofits
August 16, 2018 - 8:13am