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What's happening in old Kmart building?
JUUL's popularity alarms health officials
Alexandria board approves preliminary school budget
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 19
New rec site raises questions
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
Merritt named conference Pitcher of the Year
Viking Speedway: Satter wins Street Stock special
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
Taisa S. Karlstad
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
Fond memories of Herberger's
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
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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
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