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Light Up the Night!
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 13, 2012
Traveling History Players to perform at Bethany Chapel
The Traveling History players from the Minnesota Historical Society will perform a narrative of William de la Barre at Ecuman Bethany Community Chapel in Alexandria on Monday, June 18 at 2:30 p.m. The costumed performers will show the dangers of millwork, the milling disaster that...
historical / life
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Bethany begins $3 million expansion
Big things are happening at Bethany. Ecumen, a nonprofit senior housing and services company, is expanding senior living and service offerings...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Christmas story holds magic for all ages
Residents and staff at Bethany Community in Alexandria celebrated Christmas by creating a little fun of their own. This year, they re-enacted...
life / senior
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Bethany installs laptops on patient medication carts
As part of Bethany Community's commitment to using technology in caring for seniors, laptop stations were recently installed on each medication...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Bethany VoiceCare is innovation in action
Aging is changing, and so are the care providers of elderly services.
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Bethany event celebrates past success, peeks into future
Ecumen's Bethany Home hosted nearly 50 Alexandria area community and business leaders for lunch with Ecumen's CEO, Kathryn Roberts, on Thursday, April 15. The event honored the progress of the last decade at Bethany Home and looked into the future as well. Ecumen is one of the country's...
April 21, 2010 - 12:05am
April 16, 2010
Bethany fundraiser recaptures Titanic's voyage
Bethany Community in Alexandria is proud to present "Titanic, A Night to Remember," a fundraising event for the residents. The event will take place Saturday, April 17 at Bethany. Social hour is set for 5:30 p.m. with seating for dinner to begin at 6:30 p.m. Guests are invited to...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Bethany celebrates summer
More than 250 community members attended the summer celebration at Bethany Community in Alexandria on Sunday, August 9. The Barbary Coast Dixieland...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Bethany wins award for lifestyle coordinator effort
Ecumen, the largest non-profit provider of housing and services for older adults in Minnesota, recently honored Bethany Community of Alexandria with a Seedling Award. The award was presented at the annual Ecumen Leadership Conference. Bethany Community received this recognition after...
awards / business
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
State leader honors volunteer from Bethany
Jola Amundsen, a volunteer at Bethany Community in Alexandria, has been honored with a District Volunteer of the Year Award from the state's largest association of older adult services professionals. Amundsen, a retired RN who has served at Bethany Community as a volunteer in a myriad...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Shelter from the flood - Area nursing homes take in residents from Fargo-Moorhead
As the people of Fargo-Moorhead battled the rising floodwaters this past weekend, some of the older population were busy getting settled in their...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Calling for health care reform
Leaders at Bethany Community in Alexandria worked the phones Tuesday to call Senator Amy Klobuchar as part of the American Association of Homes...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
A century of living
As Alexandria and the State of Minnesota celebrate Sesquicentennials this year, area centenarians shared their thoughts on the community, the changing times, and progress. Anna Beulke Bethany Community Anna Beulke was born November 26, 1907, and lived her entire life in the...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am