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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Fire strikes Alden Just
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
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
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: The Evangelical death spiral
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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January 18, 2017
4-year-old diagnosed with rare form of kidney cancer
On. Jan. 3, when 4-year-old Kennedi Hay of Alexandria told her mother that her stomach hurt, the word "cancer" never crossed Bobbi Hay's mind....
January 18, 2017 - 6:00am
December 14, 2016
'Little Fighter' battles cancer
When she was a little girl participating in tae kwon do, Carla Wheeler's instructor gave her the nickname, "Little Fighter." Who knew how much...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
November 11, 2016
Speaker to connect conventional, natural cancer therapies
"The power of one simple habit can transform your life." Using this mantra, Kim Dalzell, Ph.D., RD, will give a talk about nutritional therapies for cancer patients on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open...
November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 19, 2016
Relay for Life raises more than $186,000
In just one night, lives were changed and the future was impacted in an incredible way. The event’s purpose is to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and continue to fight back against cancer. “You’ve got all levels. It’s very humbling and very touching during those...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
The public is invited to attend a pancake breakfast benefit for the Steve Pederson family on Saturday, July 30 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Kensington...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Relay for Life draws annual attendees, newcomers
Though the Relay for Life of Douglas County kicked off on a celebratory note at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, the event quickly turned emotional...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
'Be patient, loving and caring'
Last year was the first time Gloria Daker of Alexandria participated in the Douglas County Relay for Life event. She was on the committee for...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Cancer survivors share stories
As of early last week, there were 42 teams with 464 participants who have raised nearly $110,000 for this year's Relay for Life of Douglas County. Among those participating are three survivor honorees — Missy Hanson, Jeremy Schneider and R.C. Christensen, and one caregiver honoree,...
July 6, 2016 - 12:08pm
December 30, 2015
The support of a survivor
Willie Wrede of Osakis knows all too well the effects of cancer. In 1997, while living in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a mere six months after...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Event helps cancer warriors
When Shelly Engfer-Triebenbach of Osakis was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer two years ago, her survival statistics looked pretty dismal. Only...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Strides against cancer Friday night in Alexandria
Step by step, stride by stride, hundreds gathered in Alexandria Friday night for the annual Douglas County American Cancer Society Relay For...
July 10, 2015 - 7:50pm
July 9, 2015
Purple popping up all over
Seeing purple? A lot of purple is popping up in Alexandria this week as part of the annual Relay for Life fundraiser for cancer research. The...
July 9, 2015 - 2:33pm
October 29, 2013
What can you say to help someone with cancer?
This year alone, 238,000 men will be diagnosed with new cases of prostate cancer, the most common incidence of the disease. More than 234,580 men and women will learn they have breast cancer, the second most common today, according to the National Cancer Institute.
October 29, 2013 - 10:42am
August 7, 2013
Childhood sun exposure increases skin cancer risk
Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases skin cancer risk, which can be dangerous and even deadly, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Suffering one or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person's chances of developing...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Relay for Life cut short but fight continues
As the sun began to set Friday night, thousands of people from Douglas County came together to remember and fight back against cancer at the...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am