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The Echo Press is proud to premier another new podcast, Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town highlights the stories from people in our community.

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Talk of the Town highlights stories from people in our community.

ALEXANDRIA — The first episode of Talk of the Town is streaming on major podcast platforms as of Friday, Mar. 25.

Talk of the Town highlights stories from people in our Douglas County community, with the first episode following the story of Mary Strasser’s 18-month confinement in a Russian Concentration camp and her journey to freedom.

Part 2 will air next week and tell the tale of Strasser's immigration to the United States.

If you or someone you know has an interesting story about themselves and would like to tell it on Talk of the Town, contact reporter Thalen Zimmerman at tzimmerman@echopress.com.

You can find episodes of talk of the Town on these platforms:

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The Echo Press would like to thank our members for their continuous support of local journalism.

Thalen Zimmerman of Alexandria joined the Echo Press team as a full-time reporter in Aug. 2021, after graduating from Bemidji State University with a bachelor of science degree in mass communication in May of 2021.
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