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Stepping up for shoppers: Retail management certificates pay off in the workforce
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 21
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Ann M. Nussbaum
Sharon Marie Martinson
EDITORIAL: A good time to count your blessings
LETTER: A factual commentary about Planned Parenthood
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
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American Red Cross
October 13, 2017
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
Toni Wright of Evansville helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer in her hometown and earned a $1,000 scholarship...
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
Giving blood can help cancer patients
Donating blood can help cancer patients during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications, says the American Red Cross, which is holding four blood drives in Douglas County in October. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Red Cross encourages eligible donors...
October 13, 2017 - 6:05am
October 12, 2017
'Part of something special:' Red Cross volunteers back from disaster relief missions
Devastated. Shocked. Deserted. Thankful. These are just a few of the words used by four Red Cross volunteers from Douglas County after being...
October 12, 2017 - 9:14am
September 29, 2017
Blood drive in Alexandria Oct. 2,3,5
The Red Cross blood drive is coming to Alexandria next week, and the nonprofit organization is asking eligible donors from all racial and ethnic backgrounds to give blood to maintain a diverse blood supply. "Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse...
September 29, 2017 - 10:06am
August 30, 2017
Alexandria woman helps out in Houston
Juanita Bolinger of Alexandria in no stranger to helping people in need — desperate need — as a volunteer for the American Red Cross....
August 30, 2017 - 10:47am
June 6, 2017
Blood drive visits Miltona
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Miltona on June 7 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, 5590 County Road 14. Donors can make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. Donors can...
June 6, 2017 - 11:37am
June 2, 2017
Echo Press editorial: Don't let blood supplies drop this summer
Have you ever donated blood? Or has it been awhile since your last blood donation? Now is the time to roll up your sleeve. The American Red Cross is urging those who have never given blood before — as well as those who haven't given recently — to make an appointment to...
June 2, 2017 - 10:12am
December 16, 2016
A few local entities are doing their part to help the Alexandria family who lost their home to a fire Friday, Dec. 9. Each year, both Burger King restaurants in town adopt a local family in need and raise money to buy them Christmas gifts. Burger King North has adopted the Scott...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
February 5, 2016
Donors urged to help maintain blood supply
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February. During the winter months, inclement winter weather and seasonal illnesses can keep regular donors from giving blood. Severe winter weather in January forced...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Three lives saved every 56 days
Avid blood donor passes nine gallon milestone
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Gray Ladies receive honor of excellence
For more than 60 years, the Alexandria Gray Ladies have dedicated volunteer services to the American Red Cross. On June 30, they were recognized...
July 10, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2015
Who is the mystery hero?
Echo Press searching for man who donated 16th gallon of blood
July 2, 2015 - 4:21pm
May 13, 2015
Students can register for Red Cross scholarship program
High school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and August 31. The program encourages community-minded 16- to 24-year-olds...
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
American Red Cross launches new emergency app
The American Red Cross has released its new free Emergency App, which gives people instant access to weather alerts, life-saving information and ways to contact family and friends. The app provides expert advice on what to do in case of disasters such as floods, tornadoes and more....
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am