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St. Agnes kids reenact Christmas night

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

The St. Agnes School performed Get in Line for Christmas on December 19, a fun twist on the Christmas story that involves angels reading the newspaper and wisemen at the mall. With a couple solos and many acting scenes, the kids and the audience had …continue reading on theosakisreview.com

St. Agnes kids reenact Christmas night

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

The St. Agnes School performed Get in Line for Christmas on December 19, a fun twist on the Christmas story that involves angels reading the newspaper and wisemen at the mall. With a couple solos and many acting scenes, the kids and the audience had …continue reading on theosakisreview.com

The joys of working on Christmas

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

By the Echo Press Editorial Team - echo@echopress.com

For many people, Christmas isn’t a time to open presents, enjoy a feast with family and friends, go to church or gather ‘round the tree.
It’s business as usual. But they don’t see…continue reading on echopress.com

Out and About – Viking Plaza holiday shopping

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

Alexandria’s Viking Plaza was a busy place to be Saturday as shoppers scurried for Christmas gifts.
Volunteers with Titus2 Homes, a Christ-centered home to help women in need, were busy wrapping presents and received donations for their expertise….continue reading on echopress.com

Santa for Seniors exceeds goal

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

The third annual Santa for Seniors was a success this holiday season, exceeding its goal of 420 gift baskets by two.

On December 19, a group of young hockey players, ranging in age from 5 to 15, delivered gifts from the community to seniors residi…continue reading on echopress.com

Dear Santa…

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Echo Press Santa Day was a big hit, drawing a steady stream of youngsters into the newspaper office last Thursday.

Families brought in donations to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf and then had their children sit on Santa’s lap for a p…continue reading on echopress.com

Dear Santa…

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Echo Press Santa Day was a big hit, drawing a steady stream of youngsters into the newspaper office last Thursday.

Families brought in donations to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf and then had their children sit on Santa’s lap for a p…continue reading on echopress.com

Dear Santa…

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Echo Press Santa Day was a big hit, drawing a steady stream of youngsters into the newspaper office last Thursday.

Families brought in donations to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf and then had their children sit on Santa’s lap for a p…continue reading on echopress.com

What to buy the senior on your Christmas list

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

As you wrap up your Christmas shopping with just one week to go, are there still a few people on your list and you’re not quite sure what to get for them?

Here’s one we pondered: What do you get for someone living in assisted living or a long-…continue reading on echopress.com

Zion preschoolers share Christmas story

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Preschoolers at Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria reminded their family members and friends what Christmas is really all about at a program Wednesday morning. They re-enacted the manager scene and sang several Christmas favorites, including Joy to t…continue reading on echopress.com