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Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Alexandria to hire two police officers
Keep sick students home
Wrestling: WCA-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville grows into one of top teams in Class A
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Card swimmers change up senior night to get alumni involved
Sports roundup from Tuesday, January 27
‘My Kiss Won’t Miss’ receives gold medal
Brooklynn Niemi benefit set
Brad Trousil benefit set
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
Those who learn together
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Henry Bender, 88
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
In the Know: Tips on applying for college financial aid
Observations from the archives, 1965: Roger Perry is first Boss of the Year
Letter: Let’s return to self-governance
Letter: Backer off to the right start
Echo Press Editorial: Legislation to help veterans deserves support
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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