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Turkey flies through truck window, injures man in Wadena County
Osakis ECFE dance set for tonight, March 19
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18
Parent company of Douglas buys packaging business
Meeting will discuss Glenwood road construction project
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
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Evavold joins Echo Press staff
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
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October 28, 2017
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
October 28, 2017 - 8:58am
July 7, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood
The American Red Cross is calling all eligible blood donors into emergency action, after coming up about 61,000 donations short over the last two months nationwide. The Red Cross said in a press release that the effects of such a shortage are the same as the Red Cross not collecting...
July 7, 2017 - 5:02pm
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
January 6, 2017
Blood shortage at 'crisis level'
Snow and cold have disrupted a lot of lives this winter, including the lives of people who make a point to donate blood. That has led the American Red Cross, which supplies blood for Douglas County Hospital and numerous other health care providers across Minnesota, to put out an...
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
January 29, 2016
Red Cross in need of blood, platelet donations
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected. "Blood products are being delivered to hospitals...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Upcoming blood drive
Following is an upcoming Red Cross blood drive in the area: • Tuesday, December 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cornerstone Church, 202 Seventh Avenue E., Alexandria Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for information. A blood donor’s card or driver’s...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Following are the upcoming Red Cross blood drives in the area: • Monday, August 18, noon to 6 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas St., Alexandria. • Tuesday, August 19, noon to 6 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas St., Alexandria. • Wednesday, August 20, 10...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 21, 2013
Following is an upcoming Red Cross blood drive in the area: Tuesday, September 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cornerstone Church, 202 7th Avenue East, Alexandria. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for information. A blood donor's card or driver's license,...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 18, 2013
Give blood, get into Valleyfair for free
With more than 44,000 blood donations needed daily, Valleyfair is teaming up with the Red Cross for a blood drive on Thursday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Any individual who donates blood during the drive will receive one free admission ticket into Valleyfair. American Red...
June 18, 2013 - 11:41am
September 9, 2012
High blood pressure out of control, says Minnesota Department of Health
High blood pressure is a nationwide concern and a costly health problem, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Almost 67 million American adults have high blood pressure, and half of them do not have it under control. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a major contributor...
September 9, 2012 - 2:40pm
August 3, 2012
Recent study on blood mercury levels raises concerns
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reminds anglers that they can reduce potential health risks by following the state's current advice on safely consuming fish. This year's edition of the state's fish consumption guidelines includes guidelines for limiting consumption of specific...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Upcoming blood drives
Following are the upcoming blood drives in the area: Monday, April 23 from noon to 6 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas, in Alexandria. Tuesday, April 24 from noon to 6 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran in Alexandria. Thursday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Armory,...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Upcoming blood drives
Monday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Armory, 311 Broadway in Alexandria. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for information. A blood donor's card or driver's license, or two other forms of identification are required. Individuals...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Upcoming blood drives
Following are the upcoming blood drives in the area: Monday, March 19 from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 420 Irving Street, Alexandria. Tuesday, March 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 420 Irving Street, Alexandria. Thursday,...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Upcoming blood drives
Following are the upcoming blood drives in the area: Thursday, February 23, noon to 6 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street, Alexandria. Friday, February 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street, Alexandria. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am