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November 8, 2018
For 40 years, Patty Dusing has kept a small stone her father gave her. "It is one of a kind, just like you," he said. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
A father's legacy: Dusing uses modeling, fashion and jewelry to build up girls, young women
November 8, 2018 - 6:34am
November 1, 2018
4-H'ers take dogs, horses to state
November 1, 2018 - 7:27am
October 31, 2018
Brad Lake's daughters, Libby and Laney, helped him open a present at his retirement party Wednesday, Oct. 24. Lake retired from the sheriff's office after 30 years in law enforcement. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Chief deputy Lake retires after 30 years: Replacement will be named next week
October 31, 2018 - 5:51am
October 25, 2018
Joe Salo received the Ernest Unruh Christian Service Award on Friday, Oct. 19. (Contributed)
Salo receives Christian Service Award: LGC-Douglas Scientific executive continues faith tradition at work
October 25, 2018 - 7:19am
October 24, 2018
Sydni Rehovsky, 11, of Alexandria, stands by the brightly-lit photo of her that is displayed in the Halloween department at the Alexandria Target store. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Random idea turns into reality: Alexandria girl's photo displayed in Target
October 24, 2018 - 6:22am
October 23, 2018
Priscilla Reineke
Reineke wins Library Friends award
October 23, 2018 - 12:36pm
October 19, 2018
Marcia Siira of Alexandria shares her story of being a domestic abuse victim with a crowd of more than 300 people at the 18th annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon Wednesday. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Explosion of anger was start of abuse: Alexandria woman tells story of survival
October 19, 2018 - 5:50am
October 18, 2018
These Girl Scouts earned the highest honor possible for grades 4-5. Back row, from left: Brooke Fisher, Jolianna Tung, Life Connections vice president Suzanne Sudmeier and Lillyana Gylsen. Front row, from left: Amaya Waldorf, Katelynn Henning and troop leader Christine Henning. (Contributed)
Girl Scouts earn highest honor
October 18, 2018 - 7:12am
October 17, 2018
Julie Nelson, a truck driver for Halvor Lines, will drive her semi full of donated items to North Carolina. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A Carolina care package: 10,000 pounds of donations on way to hurricane victims
October 17, 2018 - 5:00am
October 11, 2018
Richard "Sonny" Osterberg at the charcoal grill where he cooked within view of his customers for 28 years. (Contributed)
'Best steaks ever': Alexandria restaurant icon remembered
October 11, 2018 - 4:03pm
Ronald Jacobson
Jacobson inducted into Minnesota National Guard Court of Honor
October 11, 2018 - 7:53am
October 4, 2018
Prince Charles speaks with Gabriel Legierski at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland in Northern England. Legierski is one of six students, including Austin Barsness from Brandon, who met the prince while studying abroad through St. Cloud State University. (Contributed)
A royal encounter: Brandon student chats with Prince Charles
October 4, 2018 - 6:59am
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
September 28, 2018
Lecia Baas casts a glance at her former teacher, Les Dehlin, who was given a ride around Alexandria in a Model T, with Lecia's husband, Bob Baas, at the wheel. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Model T brings teacher, student together: Baas returns favor to Dehlin after all these years
September 28, 2018 - 5:50am
September 27, 2018
Boy Scout Troop 440 recognized Kathy Ranweiler for her years of service to the Troop. Front row, from left: Ranweiler, Gentry Klimek and Gracin Klimek. Middle row, from left: Danny Townsend, Nick Lundeen, Tyler Siira and Fred Schotfeld. Back row, from left: Jason Klimek, assistant scout master, Peyton Fischer, Brandon Johnson and Marc Lundeen, scout master. (Contributed)
B-E Boy Scouts honor Ranweiler
September 27, 2018 - 8:00am