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Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
Football: Chargers hold on at unbeaten Bertha-Hewitt
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
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Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Harold M. Olson
James "Jim" W. Anderson
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
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October 27, 2010
Blood donors needed this holiday season
Every day, patients across the nation rely on blood donated through the American Red Cross. Nearly 5 million people need transfusions each year. The blood supply is particularly vulnerable throughout the holiday season because donors are traveling, or visiting family and friends,...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Recruit a friend and double your lifesaving impact
If you're looking for ways to increase the impact of your blood donation, you can encourage your friends and family to become dedicated blood donors also by sending an American Red Cross eCard, inviting them to donate with you, or coordinating a blood drive in your community or workplace....
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Blood donations save lives in liver operations, says Red Cross
October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross reminds blood donors that organ transplant patients often rely on their donated blood. Two patients at a hospital served by the American Red Cross recently underwent liver transplants and received more than 130...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Blood donors urgently needed
Blood donations through the local American Red Cross Blood Services Region declined during the summer months, resulting in an urgent need of all blood types, especially type O negative, right now and in the weeks ahead. Type O negative donors can make the difference between an adequate...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Red Cross offers chance to win a new car by donating blood
Voluntarily giving blood or platelets for patients in need is a great reward in itself, but the American Red Cross and Red Cross Racing are upping the ante by giving away a brand new car. Thanks to a donation by the Ford Motor Company, the Red Cross is giving away a 2011 Ford Fiesta...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Beat dog days of summer and donate blood
While the temperature outside is rising, the blood supply often drops, due to donors being on vacation or busy with summer activities, according to the American Red Cross. "Summer is a fun, but busy season for a lot of people," said Geoff Kaufmann, CEO of the local Red Cross Blood...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Celebrate World Blood Donor Day by giving blood
June 14 is World Blood Donor Day - a time to celebrate those who donate blood to help save lives without expecting anything in return. It is also a day to raise awareness of the need for a safe and stable supply of blood products for patients in need of a transfusion. This year,...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Feel good about giving back donating blood
Looking for a way to give back to your community, but don't have a lot of time to volunteer? The American Red Cross reminds eligible individuals that in about an hour, you can help save a life by donating blood and the gratification you'll feel when you donate is instant. "Blood...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Celebrate volunteerism and donate blood
Volunteers are the backbone of the American Red Cross and each year, nearly six million pints of blood are donated through the Red Cross. This April, the Red Cross is encouraging people to celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, by making an appointment to donate blood. "Your...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Feel good about give back by donating blood
Are you looking for a way to give back to your community, but don't have a lot of time to volunteer? The American Red Cross reminds eligible individuals that in about an hour, you can help save a life by donating blood and the gratification you'll feel when you donate is instant. Upcoming...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
Give the gift of life this Valentine's Day
Finding the perfect gift to give for Valentine's Day can be challenging. But giving the gift of life is easy, say American Red Cross leaders. This Valentine's Day, give blood through the American Red Cross in honor of your special someone. Or better yet, give blood with your special...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Brandon Red Cross blood drive is February 1
Severe winter weather throughout the Midwest canceled numerous blood drives and impacted blood donations to the American Red Cross. Currently, the overall blood supply is sufficient, but type O negative blood supplies have dropped to emergency levels - less than a one-day supply...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Blood drives planning in Brandon, Alexandria and Osakis
While all blood types are needed and welcomed, type O negative blood is especially needed at this time, according to the American Red Cross. Type O negative blood is called the universal donor because it can be transfused to any blood type and is a lifesaver in emergency situations...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Preparation is key to successful blood donation
Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 24, 2009
American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month
January is National Blood Donor Month. Throughout the month of January, the American Red Cross is celebrating the contributions of millions of blood donors who give patients hope. "During National Blood Donor Month, I'd like to thank all of our dedicated blood donors," said Geoff...
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am