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Someplace Safe invites members of the Alexandria area to attend its sixth annual Vintage Tea Fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Living Waters Church, Alexandria.
Friday, March, 29, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
The countdown is on to the May 29 opening of the Someplace Safe Thrift Store in its new location at 801 County Road 44 NW (next to Casey’s gas station) in Alexandria. Someplace Safe staff and volunteers are hard at work moving and setting up the new thrift store.
Friday, May, 25, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
There’s still time to be a part of a new communitywide effort against sexual assault.
Friday, April, 26, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The March 27 [Echo Press, Page 1, Is toxic chemical harming our lakes?] piece on the chemical triclosan contained a number of inaccuracies about this safe and beneficial antibacterial ingredient.
Wednesday, April, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Someplace Safe recently announced the expansion of both its Community Crime Victim’s Advocacy and Parenting Time Center programs. The organization, which provides domestic violence, sexual assault and general crimes advocacy service in Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin counties, will expand to also serve Wadena County.
Wednesday, August, 08, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County received about 11 inches of snow over the weekend. Are you clearing away the snow safely from your driveway and sidewalks?
Monday, December, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges deer hunters to make safety their first priority when Minnesota's firearm deer season opens Nov. 3 by taking the time now to plan for a safe and successful hunt.
Sunday, October, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The second annual Denim Day for Douglas County will be on Wednesday, April 24. Someplace Safe invites the Alexandria area to wear denim to show their support for victims of sexual violence and their support against the victim-blaming myths that surround sexual assault.
Friday, April, 05, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Organized in conjunction with Schutz Martial Arts Association and Someplace Safe, a conquering fear of violence course will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Schutz Taekwondo Academy, Alexandria.
Wednesday, October, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Douglas County experienced its first real taste of winter over the weekend with blowing snow and bone-chilling temperatures. Among all the reminders to slow down and drive more safely, is another winter alert: Remember to keep your pets safe from injuries related to wintry conditions.
Wednesday, December, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Minnesota hunters played it safe in 2012 with only one fatality and 19 injuries reported, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Saturday, February, 02, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota elementary and middle schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school.
Monday, October, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Alexandria School District has been chosen to receive a $16,000 grant to encourage walking and bicycling to school safely. The Minnesota Department of Transportation awarded grants to 92 Minnesota schools totaling $768,000 through the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. The SRTS program was created in 2005 and strives to make improvements to the routes children use to walk and bike to school.
Tuesday, July, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The weeks leading up to Memorial Day are a time when many people begin taking their all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) out of the garage for the summer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). It's also a time when the DNR reminds ATV owners and riders to ride safe and ride smart.
Saturday, May, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
As part of April, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe of Douglas County announced its first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men’s March to End Sexual Assault and Gender Violence.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Alexandria Police Department has released more information about two children who were found safe yesterday after they were missing for about two hours.
Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Bullies in the workplace can affect self-worth and company profits. Although harassment laws exist, bullying is not prohibited by law.
Wednesday, February, 20, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Lightning is the No. 2 weather-related killer in the U.S. according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). Striking the earth an estimated 25 million times each year, lighting causes $4 to $5 billion in damage annually.
Thursday, June, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Shopping, decorating, baking and holiday entertaining are all part of what makes the holiday season a cherished time for family and friends. Although this may be the most wonderful time of the year, you may not realize it can also be the most hazardous; worse than any lump of coal.
Wednesday, December, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Holiday decorations are meant for temporary use. Keeping them up for several months leaves electrical components unnecessarily exposed to the elements, shortens the product’s life, and could cause electrical shock and fire hazards.
Wednesday, December, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News