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March 29, 2019
This year's grand prize in the Ice Out Contest is the biggest yet: an Old Town Dirigo 120 kayac and paddle donated by Fleet Farm. (Contributed)
Big prizes offered in ice out contest
March 29, 2019 - 12:21pm
February 27, 2019
Dena Hintermeister and Neal Baker talk while sitting at DJ's Tap House. The couple had their first date at the Alexandria restaurant. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A pingpong connection: 'Cutest Couple' winners share their story
February 27, 2019 - 3:59pm
February 6, 2019
Char Hanson, a volunteer from the Douglas County Historical Society, serves hotdish to Wayne Freimuth of Miltona. The Big Bertha Tex-Mex Casserole, as it was labeled, came from the Oscar Lake Lutheran Church cookbook. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A recipe for success
February 6, 2019 - 8:21am
January 9, 2019
Who wants to win Blizzard tickets?
January 9, 2019 - 11:49am
December 19, 2018
Past and Present Home Gallery in downtown Alexandria won the Best Decorated Business category. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Lighting contest winners announced
December 19, 2018 - 10:42am
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
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
August 15, 2018
Cast your vote for the Best of the Lakes Area:
Who's the best in the Lakes Area? It's time to cast your vote!
August 15, 2018 - 5:35am
January 27, 2018
When will ice leave Lake L'Homme Dieu?
January 27, 2018 - 9:36am
November 23, 2017
Multiple snowmen, a team of reindeer and a choir of mice earned Jon and Jaci Stepan the Best Novelty prize during last year's Light up the Night contest. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
November 23, 2017 - 11:53am
September 21, 2017
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
September 21, 2017 - 9:01am
September 1, 2017
Readers can select 'Best of Lakes Area'
September 1, 2017 - 9:22am
April 3, 2017
Ice leaves L'Homme Dieu on April 1
April 3, 2017 - 3:55pm
March 17, 2017
The Edible Book Festival is back
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
March 15, 2017
Gary Leeper (left), general manager of Dairyland Seed, and T.J. Strachota (right), marketing leader, present the Yieldmaster award to Bruce and Shannon Wussow of Garfield at the annual Genotypic Environmental Interaction meeting in Kohler, Wisconsin. (Contributed)
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
March 15, 2017 - 9:00am