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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
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