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Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Minn. Supreme Court upholds order to unlock phone with fingerprint as lawful
Boys basketball: Hoepner’s trey sinks the Storm
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
Wrestling: Knights dominate their way to 8-1
Boys basketball: Shorthanded Osakis knocks off Johnnies
Boys hockey: Stender's hat trick leads Cards past Storm
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Faye M. Luberts
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Letter: Commissioners should support veteran service
Letter: Reinstate stipend for veteran drivers
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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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
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