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January 19, 2019
Historical society holds Hotdish Bake-Off
January 19, 2019 - 12:07pm
January 15, 2019
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
January 15, 2019 - 7:46am
December 27, 2018
A group of about 50 volunteers gathered at the Osakis Armed Forces Memorial on Dec. 15 for Wreaths Across America. (Contributed)
Wreaths honor veterans
December 27, 2018 - 8:16am
Boxes to collect toys for the Toys for Kids program were seen in businesses across Alexandria, such as this one at Elden's Fresh Foods, over the past month or more. (Contributed)
Toys for Kids program growing
December 27, 2018 - 6:12am
December 14, 2018
Bronze star grave markers are used to mark the graves of veterans. The symbols on the star are as follows: crossed rifles for land forces and an anchor for sailors. The letters signify fraternity, charity and loyalty. The marker was patterned after the Civil War Grand Army of the Republic Badge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
December 14, 2018 - 10:13am
November 26, 2018
Operation Kandy Kane brings Christmas to vets
November 26, 2018 - 5:44am
November 21, 2018
Matt and Corine Thoennes of Millerville will be celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving and this past August, Matt celebrated his 100th birthday. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Celebrating 100 Thanksgivings: Two Douglas County veterans have plenty to be thankful for
November 21, 2018 - 6:29am
November 16, 2018
County gives lakes group $50,000
November 16, 2018 - 7:29am
November 14, 2018
Katie Perry (right) read a winning essay by her daughter Maya (center) at the Veterans Day program Sunday in Alexandria. Gabe Pipo (left), veteran and chairman of the Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria, announced the essay winners, which also included Serenity Peterson and Addy Lenz. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Veterans honored at annual program
November 14, 2018 - 7:12am
November 11, 2018
As the American flag was presented at the Veterans Day program Sunday afternoon, a veteran stood at attention and gave a salute. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A salute to veterans
November 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
November 1, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Douglas County Board needs change
November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 4, 2018
A horse-drawn carriage that once belonged to an Urbank doctor is for sale on behalf of the Runestone Museum Foundation. It is on display on Broadway just inside the Fort Alexandria gates. (Contributed)
Community news
October 4, 2018 - 11:56am
September 30, 2018
Audrey Behrens (left) and Kendall Brickweg (right) of the United Way serve a chili with a fishing theme to Jeff Dunn and Mickey Larson during the United Way Chili Cook-Off at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria last year. (File photo)
Community news
September 30, 2018 - 7:15am
September 29, 2018
Vanessa Bruggeman with Quilts of Valor presented quilts to veterans from the Douglas County area who are going on an Honor Flight this Sunday or who have experienced the trip before. The veterans include (clockwise, from left) Allan Nelson, Grace and Maurie Peterson, Jerome Peterson and Marilyn Peterson, Len Schreiber and Sidney Nyhusmoen. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)  play button
Honor Flight veterans treated to a surprise: They'll take 'trip of a lifetime' this Sunday w/video
September 29, 2018 - 6:51am
August 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Vietnam veterans deserve apology
August 27, 2018 - 7:01am