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REA board selects new CEO
Man robbed at gunpoint in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: May 5, 2015
Train derails in Heimdal, ND; community evacuated
Medical examiner services will be provided by Anoka County
Alexandria's Revering selected in USHL draft
Sports roundup from Tuesday, May 5
B-E nine 10-runs Ashby on the road
Alexandria 10-runs Moorhead Spuds
Boys golf finishes second in Fergus Falls
Senior Center offers Mother's Day program
Extension offers food safety certification, renewal class
GriefShare beginning at Compassion Center
PACER workshop will address parents’ roles
Area students excel at Math Masters contest
Engaged - Anderson and Jennissen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 27
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 21, 2015
Engaged - Lanoue and Negen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Farming the next crop of fish
Walleye stocking: Does the state invest enough?
Mike Frisch: Jigging to success on opener
Wildlife of Douglas County: brown creeper
Teaching moment in the turkey woods
Donald Hoven, 89
John Knowles, 82
Sharon Karg, 74
Shirley Wogan, 70
Karen Ziesemer, 77
In the Know: Aging is changing; see what you can do
Thankful to citizens for serving as jurors
Repentance service being held May 6
Thank you to teachers
Leave the town signs alone
Caterpillar peak may have passed
Small vegetable farms needed for study
Cultural tips to prevent scabby potatoes
A time to sow
Ask a Trooper: Can irrigators legally spray water over a highway?
Tastefully Simple earns Governor’s Safety Award
New boutique store coming to Alexandria
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a top agency partner
Contributed Widseth Smith Nolting raises funds for food shelf
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