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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 18, 2011
Men: Cancer prevention tips by age
Men who maintain a healthy body throughout life are often better able to fight off diseases like cancer. That's why experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have created a guide with cancer prevention tips to help men at every stage of life. "Practicing the...
September 18, 2011 - 11:54am
August 22, 2011
Lemonade stand in Alexandria will fight childhood cancer
"Grandma Pat's Lemonade Stand Day" will take place Wednesday, August 24 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 322 Jefferson Street in Alexandria. All proceeds will go to fight childhood cancer. Organizers ask people to make checks out to either Isaac's Foundation or the American Cancer S...
August 22, 2011 - 11:21am
August 13, 2011
Event is St. Cloud helps families of children with cancer
St. Cloud Hospital Pediatric Cancer Services is hosting its fourth annual hematology/oncology family education event from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at CentraCare Health Plaza. It will include a hands-on "Underwater Habitats" presentation by the Sea Life Aquarium from the Mall...
August 13, 2011 - 10:04am
June 12, 2011
Baseball game in St. Cloud honors cancer survivors
The Coborn Cancer Center in St. Cloud will celebrate thriving along the survivorship journey at the 7:05 p.m. June 29 baseball game when the St. Cloud River Bats take on the Willmar Stingers at the Municipal Athletic Complex. Receive two free tickets by submitting a story of "thriving...
June 12, 2011 - 10:01am
January 15, 2011
Planned Parenthood boosts awareness about preventing cervical cancer
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. As part of a sustained effort to raise awareness of public health issues in the region, Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) is working to educate women about cervical cancer prevention and detection. Cervical...
January 15, 2011 - 10:45am
January 12, 2011
Help cancer patients on their road to recovery
"Road to Recovery" is a volunteer driver program designed to provide transportation for cancer patients who need help getting to and from their cancer treatments and doctor appointments. The American Cancer Society (ACS) is looking for volunteers to become Road to Recovery drivers...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
Klobuchar urges FDA to deal with shortage of medications
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the pharmaceutical industry to address a growing shortage of prescription medications, especially drugs for treating cancer. Klobuchar said she will also introduce legislation in January to...
January 2, 2011 - 3:00pm
January 1, 2011
Engebretson in battle with bone cancer
January 1, 2011 - 12:17pm
August 18, 2010
Impromptu hospital wedding ensures mother shares in celebration
Thirteen months shy of her August 2011 wedding date, Kierre Nelson had an impressive handle on her wedding preparation: venue was booked, bridesmaids'...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Confused about mammograms? Task force provides answers
If you're unsure about when to get your first mammogram, you're not alone. Patients across the state have been getting mixed messages from clinic groups, the media and other medical organizations about breast screening guidelines after changes were made by the U.S. Preventive Services...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Help fight childhood cancer
Help fight childhood cancer, one cup at a time. Grandma Pat's Lemonade stand will again be operating on Monday, August 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 322 Jefferson Street. All proceeds will go to Issac's Foundation to help fight childhood cancer.
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
A touching release: Butterfly event helps hospice program
Butterflies are a symbol of life, death, renewal and hope - ideas that are at the heart of the Hospice of Douglas County. The summer sky will...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Fighting back: Relay for Life brings cancer survivors together
They celebrated. They remembered. They fought back. Hundreds of people gathered at Jefferson High School Citizen's Field Friday for the Douglas...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Here's what happens at Relay for Life
So, what is Relay for Life? It is the American Cancer Society's signature activity. It gives everyone in a community a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease. Teams of people camp out at a local...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Cancer survivors share stories of hope, courage
Three people. Three lives. Three stories. Three goals - celebrate, remember, fight back. The American Cancer Society's 26th annual Relay for...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am