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Gas prices in Alexandria dip below $2
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Alex boys basketball: Torrid start carries Cards to win over Delano
Aces past and present help set an unofficial world record
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Saturday, December 27
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
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