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High fire danger today
Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo w/video
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Hayden Minnerath, 2
Funeral - Robert Stob, 77
Funeral - Hayden Minnerath, 2
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Mary Lou Olson, 62
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
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