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August 24, 2018
Viola Larson, 100, of Alexandria, visits with lifelong friend, Elvira Blank, 100, of Miltona. The two have known each other their entire lives and have remained good friends throughout the last century. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
August 24, 2018 - 5:36am
July 19, 2018
Britta Alverson and her brother-in-law, Will Alverson, both of Osakis, ran Grandma's Marathon in Duluth last month. It was the first marathon for both runners. (Contributed)
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
July 19, 2018 - 8:18am
June 22, 2018
Members of the Alexandria chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, including (left to right) Tom Scearcy of Alexandria, Steve Carlson of Frazee (formerly of Garfield) and Merl King of Evansville, rode their motorcycles to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally. Not pictured: Gary Modlin  of Lowry. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
June 22, 2018 - 4:53am
May 18, 2018
A photo of Steven "Beaver" Hlinsky is held by his children, Abby Hlinsky and Dominic Hlinsky, while Beaver's dog, Ollie, stands by them. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
May 18, 2018 - 6:40am
March 12, 2018
And the most-requested library books are....
March 12, 2018 - 7:03am
March 9, 2018
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
March 9, 2018 - 2:57pm
January 29, 2018
In the July 3, 1978 edition of what was then called the Lake Region Echo, several articles were written about Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Curt Felt, who was shot and killed in the line of duty. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
The day Curt Felt died
January 29, 2018 - 6:49am
January 28, 2018
Bonding over books
January 28, 2018 - 11:56am
January 11, 2018
The Toys for Kids crew included: Front row from left: Dave Anderson, Grant Haugen, Tammy Boushek, Jim Nelson and Larry Puls. Back row, from left: Joe Washek, Dave Wasnek, Jay Jenson, Jon Gackle and Bud Anderson. (Contributed)
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
January 11, 2018 - 3:25pm
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
January 11, 2018 - 8:24am
December 7, 2017
In the Three Little Pigs makerspace, a new exhibit for children at the Douglas County Library, Tiffany Olson, a fifth-grader in the Brandon-Evansville School District, helps Lexie Lamm, a student in the district's 3-4 School, build a "straw" house. The Brandon-Evansville students explored the new exhibit on Friday, Dec. 1. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
December 7, 2017 - 1:22pm
December 3, 2017
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
December 3, 2017 - 2:51pm
November 13, 2017
Donors can swap books for wine
November 13, 2017 - 12:20pm
Clara Olson (right) owns Hair Profiles Salon and Day Spa. Her daughter, Lisa Heinrichs (center), has worked for her for 23 years, while her granddaughter, Carley Yeats (left), has been employed at the salon for six years. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
November 13, 2017 - 8:24am
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
November 13, 2017 - 6:18am
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