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Teens helping the community
11 things to know from Tuesday's Alexandria City Council meeting
90-year-old quietly gives away millions
Support group ‘takes a bite out of Lyme’
Support group ‘takes a bite out of Lyme’
Alex youth basketball team wins three tournaments
Races cut in half on Memorial Day weekend
Offense helps Cards build strong season
Section 8AAA baseball postponed
Minnewaska's season ends in tight affair
Green Lake Bluegrass Band to perform Thursday
Fiber arts, watercolors exhibit coming to Evansville Art Center
Trunk show to support building of an ‘ark’
Four Ukranian orphans get glimpse at family life
Missionaries to Uganda to speak at House of Prayer
Wedding - Erickson and Larsen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 22, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Engaged - Fraser and Lunneborg
Engaged - Flynn and Connell
Mike Frisch: The changing face of walleye fishing
Bowfishing challenge coming to area lakes
Living her dream: Osakis' Swenstad pursues a passion in the outdoors with no hesitation
Mike Frisch: Keep it simple
Funeral - Mary Dibley, 69
Death Notice - Ruth Ann Star, 68
Service - Joyce Carlson, 84
Service - Daniel Snyder, 72
Service - Ronald Ferguson, 78
It's Our Turn: Bullying isn’t just a young person’s game
Respect other people’s property
While we’re honoring veterans…
Penalty is far too harsh
Could lakes be mini Minnewaskas?
Planting is ahead of past two years
Apple pest management
4-H student doesn’t let bird ban bring her down
MN dairy uses wasp larvae to control flies
Ag producers must file for federal crop insurance
Henry’s Foods breaks ground for expansion
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 22, 2013
Alzheimer's Association to host education series
A new four-month education series featuring information about memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will kick off in Alexandria on Thursday, March 14 and run monthly through Thursday, June 13. Get the Facts education series, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Alzheimer's Association hosts education series
A new four-month education series featuring information about memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will kick off in Alexandria on Thursday, March 14. The series will run monthly through Thursday, June 13. Get the Facts education series, sponsored by the Alzheimer's...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 5, 2013
Alzheimer's event rescheduled
The "Understanding Communication and Challenging Behaviors" Alzheimer's disease education session has been rescheduled to Friday, February 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria. This session is designed to teach how people can adjust their communication style to...
February 5, 2013 - 11:50am
January 23, 2013
Alzheimer's class open to public
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria is hosting a free Alzheimer's disease education session on Tuesday, January 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the Kalina Hospitality Room at Ecumen, 1020 Lark Street. The session is designed to teach how people are able to adjust their communication style...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Alzheimer's Association to present free class in April
The Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota, represented by Regional Center Director Carol Thelen, will present Understanding Alzheimer's and Other Related Dementias on April 16 in Alexandria. This presentation provides a basic overview of Alzheimer's disease and focuses on...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
New report reveals global cost of Alzheimer's, dementias tops $600 billion
The total estimated worldwide costs of dementia are $604 billion in 2010, according to the newly released World Alzheimer Report 2010: The Global Economic Impact of Dementia from Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), a London-based, nonprofit, international federation of 73 national...
September 25, 2010 - 10:23am
May 22, 2010
Alzheimer's disease to cost U.S. more than $20 trillion in next 40 years
A new report from the Alzheimer's Association, "Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: A National Imperative" shows that in the absence of disease-modifying treatments, the cumulative costs of care for people with Alzheimer's from 2010 to 2050 will exceed $20 trillion, in...
May 22, 2010 - 8:36am
August 14, 2009
Alzheimer's support group forms
A new support group for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease will start on Tuesday, August 18. It will be held at the Douglas County Library meeting room at 6 p.m. Alzheimer's affects about 5 million people in the U.S. and of those, 70 percent live at home. Alzheimer's affects...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
New Alzheimer's study shows need to support family caregivers
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says a new national study on Alzheimer's disease highlights the need for federal legislation, which she has introduced to help families with elder care responsibilities. According to a new study by the Alzheimer's Association, 5.3 million Americans are...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am