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Every 45 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, which accounts for 795,000 victims each year. While anyone can have a stroke, some factors can increase the risk, such as smoking, an unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, ethnicity, and family history of strokes. It is also estimated that only 28 percent of stroke victims are younger than age 65.
Wednesday, August, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
An infant was killed and two other people are in critical condition following a head-on collision Saturday in Pope County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Tuesday, July, 31, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A 40-year-old Starbuck man died after his vehicle rolled over off Highway 114 near Holmes City in Douglas County Sunday.
Monday, July, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A semi driver traveling east on Interstate 94 about seven miles from Alexandria lost control of the vehicle.
Tuesday, July, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The following is a collection of news briefs from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota that have appeared in Forum Communications newspapers this week.
Tuesday, July, 24, 2012 - Forum Communications Company - News
JULY 2002 Two rural Miltona students are among 39 Minnesota rodeo athletes to compete in the National High School Rodeo Finals this month. Jennifer Lusty earned a gold buckle for Pole Bending and Kyle Grinager will represent Team Minnesota in Team Roping and Saddle Bronco Riding.
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Wyatt Klein, 28, of Jamestown, North Dakota, formerly of Glenwood, died July 6, 2012 as the result of a car accident.
Monday, July, 09, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Obituaries (free view)
A 66-year-old man from Excelsior was injured in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 94 near Alexandria this morning.
Friday, July, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Each Fourth of July, thousands of Americans are injured using fireworks, and 1,300 people injure their eyes.
Sunday, July, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
This Fourth of July, pools, lakes and ponds across the country will be full of swimmers looking for some cool relief on a hot summer day.
Sunday, July, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Thinking about going out on the boat this weekend and tossing back a six-pack of beer? Better reconsider that.
Saturday, June, 23, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Representative Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) recently was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Many people are familiar with Canton, Ohio, which is where the National Football Hall of Fame is located. Fewer people are familiar with The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, which is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Friday, June, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Thumbs Up: Alexandria School District 206 said good-bye to a very special teacher: Kim Walsh is retiring after 23 years in special education.
Friday, June, 15, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
If any movie star has a good grip on immortality, it's got to be Marilyn Monroe. Instead of moldering into oblivion as most "stars" eventually do, Monroe is more popular than ever these days. Last year, an entertaining movie, My Week with Marilyn, was released with a knock-out performance by Michelle Williams. This week a book with some never-before-seen photos has been released by the great Monroe photographer, Lawrence Schiller. Monroe-mania is perennial, neverending.
Friday, June, 08, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Public safety officials remind motorcyclists and motorists to drive carefully and share the road following a deadly month for riders in May when seven were killed. There have been 13 rider deaths to-date this year, compared to five at this time in 2011.
Thursday, June, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
All the emergency personnel, law enforcement, committee members and student actors and actresses demonstrated the terrible tragedy of an event like this that can occur. In addition to the ambulance to tend to those injured, this year even a funeral home came on sight to remove a “fatality.”
Wednesday, June, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
With kids out of school, summer is the perfect time for a family trip. To save money, many families will be bypassing the airport and hitting the road. In fact, according to a survey by TripAdvisor, 70 percent of those traveling this past Memorial Day, got there by car.
Saturday, June, 02, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
During this time of year there are often reports of young people involved in high school graduation festivities, who either drown or are seriously injured in water accidents, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Sunday, May, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Five children in a Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school bus were injured in Pope County Friday afternoon, along with the driver who crashed into the bus.
Saturday, May, 26, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Attendees were able to experience the dangers associated with distracted driving in a safe, controlled environment. Teens each took a spin in a go-cart while exchanging text messages with their parents.
Friday, May, 25, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News