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Alexandria police officers Josh Whiting (left) and Elliott Draz hold a thin blue line American flag, a piece of artwork donated to the department by former Alexandria resident Adam Beaulieau. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Backing the blue: Former Alexandrian donates artwork to Alexandria Police Department
59 min 19 sec ago
November 15, 2018
Shannon Brunko (left) and Ben Schirmers sing “The Sound of Christmas” to the tune of “The Sound of Silence” during Jingle Bells auditions at the Lake Geneva Christian Center last year.  The annual Jingle Bells Telethon is a fundraiser to provide food baskets and toys for those in need in the area. (File photo)
Community Calendar
17 hours 55 min ago
Grandma Lois talks with third-grader Kayla DeBlieck about a book she read. Kayla could identify with how the main character got pestered by a sibling. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
ABCs and TLC: Grandma Lois and Grandpa Bob dispense love, skills to elementary school students
November 15, 2018 - 6:27am
November 14, 2018
Presents for kids who were adopted through the United Way's Adopt-A-Family Christmas gifts program last year were piled high in the United Way office. About 650 kids received gifts through the program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press file photo)
United Way fundraising on rise: But needs of public also increasing
November 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
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
Help us decorate the Echo Press Mitten Tree
November 14, 2018 - 7:10am
At his retirement party last week, Cliff Korkowski from the Douglas County Car Care Program talks with guests, including Shirley Senden. His retirement from the program officially takes effect Dec. 15. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
'Blown away by the support': Korkowski retires from Car Care Program
November 14, 2018 - 6:14am
Volunteers box up filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Living Waters church in Alexandria last year. The shoeboxes, which contain school supplies, hygiene items, personal notes, toys and other items, will be delivered to needy children around the world. (Contributed)
Community news
November 14, 2018 - 5:28am
November 12, 2018
Empty Chair Gala set for Nov. 17
November 12, 2018 - 7:18am
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
Sydney Christensen and Nick Nelson star as Elle Woods and Warner Huntington III in Alexandria Area High School's upcoming fall play, "Legally Blonde: The Musical." The show opens Thursday, Nov. 15. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
AAHS presents 'Legally Blonde: The Musical'
November 11, 2018 - 5:16am
November 10, 2018
Critically-acclaimed pianist Charlie Albright will perform Friday, Nov. 16, in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Community news
November 10, 2018 - 12:20pm
November 8, 2018
Community Education
November 8, 2018 - 7:29am
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 7, 2018
Community news
November 7, 2018 - 5:27pm