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For the Record - April 26, 2017
Man faces weapons, burglary charges after guns stolen near Miltona
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Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 26th annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
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Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
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Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Norman Allen Potvin
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 30, 2016
World AIDS Day service is Thursday
A service of hope and healing will take place in Alexandria on World AIDS Day this Thursday, Dec. 1. It will begin with worship at the First Congregational Church at 221 Seventh Ave. West in Alexandria at 5:30 p.m., followed by a community meal at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend....
November 30, 2016 - 7:00am
April 26, 2013
Report shows increase in HIV/AIDS cases
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows nearly an 8 percent increase in HIV infections, with 315 cases reported in 2012 compared to 292 HIV cases reported in 2011. A cumulative total of 10,112 HIV/AIDS cases have been reported since MDH began tracking AIDS...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 23, 2013
Report shows HIV/AIDS cases increased slightly in 2012
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows nearly an 8 percent increase in HIV infections with 315 cases reported in 2012 compared to 292 HIV cases reported in 2011. A cumulative total of 10,112 HIV/AIDS cases have been reported since MDH began tracking AIDS...
April 23, 2013 - 10:51am
March 17, 2013
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day honors those impacted by disease
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) will be observed in Minnesota and across the nation on Wednesday, March 20. The goal of the day is to raise awareness about the impact that HIV/AIDS has had on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians and to honor those...
March 17, 2013 - 2:04pm
November 29, 2012
'Getting to Zero' is theme of World AIDS Day
On December 1, World AIDS Day 2012 will be observed to reflect on the impact of HIV, the lives saved, and the lives lost and with a new call to action - "Getting to Zero." "This is the new battle cry for the world to rally around striving for zero new infections, zero discrimination,...
November 29, 2012 - 2:06pm
November 20, 2012
World AIDS Day events to remember those affected
In honor of World AIDS Day, the public is invited to gather on November 29 in remembrance of friends and family members who have died of AIDS in rural Minnesota. A free educational event will begin at 4 p.m. in the downstairs fellowship hall of First Congregational Church in Alexandria....
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 5, 2012
New report shows HIV/AIDS cases dropped slightly in 2011
A total of 292 new HIV cases were reported in the state in 2011 compared with 331 cases in 2010, representing a 12 percent decline, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
May 5, 2012 - 10:44am
April 25, 2012
Fighting HIV/AIDS as easy as dining out with friends
Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN), the statewide nonprofit organization working to raise awareness and help prevent HIV/AIDS, while providing support for HIV/AIDS clients in rural Minnesota, is partnering with The Aliveness Project to expand Dining Out for Life to four new locations...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
AIDS Awareness Day focuses on American Indians, those from Alaska, Hawaii
The annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) will be observed for the sixth time in Minnesota and across the nation on Tuesday, March 20. The goal of the day is to raise awareness about the impact that HIV/AIDS has had on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native...
March 17, 2012 - 11:35am
April 30, 2011
Fewer new HIV/AIDS cases in 2010, but 331 is still above 10-year trend
A total of 331 new HIV cases were reported in the state in 2010 compared with 370 cases in 2009, representing an 11 percent decline, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). However, health officials cautioned against reading too much into the drop...
April 30, 2011 - 10:19am
Deadly disease in the spotlight tomorrow
Minnesota will commemorate World AIDS Day tomorrow - Wednesday, Dec. 1 for the 23rd consecutive year. A variety of HIV testing and public awareness events have been planned for the day and through the month of December in Minnesota (a partial listing is below). The purpose of World...
November 30, 2010 - 9:19am
November 25, 2010
World AIDS Day to be observed in Alexandria
World AIDS Day is December 1 - a time to raise awareness of the deadly disease and to remember the victims and those living with HIV-AIDS. A Candlelight Memorial Service in Alexandria will take place on World AIDS Day next Wednesday at 7 p.m. The service will be held at First Congregational...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Walk will help fight against AIDS
People are still dying from AIDS in rural Minnesota.
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Letter - Support for HIV services
To the editor: On behalf of the Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN), we would like to thank Jason Mergen, Kellie Moore, Linda Martin and all of the people that volunteered and helped organize the Sweating for a Reason, 24-hour indoor cycle-a-thon fundraiser for HIV/AIDS and RAAN that...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Cycle-a-thon to raise HIV/AIDS awareness
Sweating for a reason, an event to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in rural Minnesota, will take place beginning Saturday, April 24 at noon through noon on Sunday, April 25. It will be held at SavvyFit in downtown Alexandria. The benefit, a 24-hour indoor cycle-a-thon, will also raise...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am