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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
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Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
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Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Neva B. Andrews
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
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Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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November 7, 2012
Mission accomplished: Brandon woman fights cancer, competes in races
Ann Challes is a woman on a mission. She's determined to prove that cancer hasn't won. And she is doing it one step at a time. UNUSUAL PAIN...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2012
Dash for Dad 5K in St. Cloud fights prostate cancer
St. Cloud, Minn. - Join the fight against prostate cancer by participating in the 2nd annual St. Cloud Dash for Dad on Sept. 15 at Whitney Park, 1529 Northway Drive. Dash for Dad begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. The 1K kids run begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 1-mile family...
September 11, 2012 - 2:37pm
July 20, 2012
Decorating bras for breast cancer research
In the U.S. on January 1, 2009, there were approximately 2,747,459 women alive who had a history of breast cancer. And the numbers are only growing.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Cancer relay raises $105,000
Under a clear, starry night on July 13 and 14, about 700 people gathered at Citizen's Field in Alexandria to participate in the American Cancer...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Relay for Life is Friday
Celebrate, remember, fight back - three words that affect millions of lives. Since its inception, more than $3 billion has been raised by the Relay for Life with more than 5,000 communities hosting relays each year, including Douglas County. This year's Douglas County Relay for...
July 12, 2012 - 12:17pm
July 11, 2012
In 2010, more than 550,000 people of all ages died from cancer and millions of friends and families were affected by it. But through raising...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Skin Cancer Foundation offers sun safety tips for kids
With summer under way, children will spend more time outdoors, in backyards and at parks, summer camps, beaches and other vacation destinations. So, it is important to remember that exposure to the sun's ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is strongly linked to all forms of skin cancer. Luckily,...
July 8, 2012 - 4:49pm
June 22, 2012
Hospital commended for cancer care
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Survivor/caregiver social set
The Douglas County Relay for Life Committee is hosting a survivor/caregiver social on Sunday, June 3 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Registration and social hour are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program will follow at 5:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 1, 2012
Free skin cancer screening scheduled in St. Cloud
A limited number of free skin cancer screenings by board-certified dermatologists will be offered Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8 at CentraCare Clinic - Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle in St. Cloud. Interested participants must call (320) 229-4924 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30...
May 1, 2012 - 9:30am
April 18, 2012
Osakis woman battles rare form of cancer
In an instant, everything changed for a 38-year-old Osakis woman and mother of three. After coping with bouts of abdominal pain for about five...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2012
Planned Parenthood releases statement on Susan G. Komen Foundation decision
Sarah Stoesz, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, released the following statement Friday about the Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to reinstate funding for breast cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood health centers nationwide: ...
February 6, 2012 - 11:49am
January 12, 2012
Planned Parenthood releases report to mark Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) released an updated report this week on cervical cancer prevention in Minnesota as part of a long-standing effort to raise awareness about the importance of preventive health care for women, men and teens. To download...
January 12, 2012 - 10:04am
November 11, 2011
Girls' swimming and diving: Making a splash against cancer
The Cardinal girls' swimming and diving team, along with swimmers from Sauk Rapids-Rice, hosted "Let's Make a Splash Against Cancer" night to...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Douglas County Hospital Cancer Center earns national accreditation
Douglas County Hospital is providing top notch, quality cancer care right here in rural Minnesota - and they have the national accreditation...
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am