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November 30, 2017
Auction launches Radiothon to End Child Abuse
Online bidding has opened for oil changes, resort stays and more in a two week-long effort to combat child abuse. Local radio stations KIK-FM (100.7) and COOL 94.3 are taking part in the Radiothon to End Child Abuse, a 23-hour event set for Thursday, Dec. 7. The radiothon raises money...
November 30, 2017 - 10:54am
March 24, 2017
Ingebrigtsen's bill addresses child abuse
Last week, Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, presented "Erin's Law" — legislation designed to prevent child sexual abuse in Minnesota....
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
To the editor: In 2013, there were 347,567 children younger than age 5 living in Minnesota. Statewide child abuse and neglect rate per 1,000 was 3.3 percent. The Federal Child Abuse and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect as, at minimum: "Any recent act or failure...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
March 11, 2016
LETTER: With secrecy, there will be no trust
To the editor: The Oscars are over. Spotlight won best picture. It’s a fact-based movie about the sustained, pre-meditated and methodical cover-up of child sexual abuse by thousands of Catholic priests over a period of many decades. Recently, leaders of the Twin Cities archdiocese...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: Another successful Radiothon
To the editor: On behalf of KIKV FM, COOL 94.3 and Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, we wish to thank all the contributors during the recent Radiothon that was aired on KIKV FM and COOL 94.3. We would like to thank all the volunteers from Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Todd counties,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Radiothon raises more than $42,000 to prevent child abuse
The 26th annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse was held Dec. 4-5 and raised more than $42,500 in this area. The radiothon is a 23-hour education and action event broadcast on KIKV 100.7 FM and Cool 94.3 FM. Listeners learn what key conditions lead to child abuse and neglect and how...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Annual radiothon aims to end child abuse
Area child abuse prevention councils will once again participate in the annual KIKV-FM 100.7 and COOL 94.3 radiothon this December as part of an effort to prevent child abuse and neglect. The radiothon will be held Friday, December 4 at 1 p.m. through Saturday, December 5 at noon....
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Letter: Changes needed in protection system
To the editor: Anger, sadness, outrage and disgusted disbelief are some of the emotions I had while reading the tragic story about Eric Dean of Starbuck (“The Boy They Couldn’t Save,” Sunday, August 30). It was very obvious from the initial articles I read in the Echo Press,...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
County honored for preventing child abuse
Douglas County commissioners were presented with the Blue Ribbon Award at Tuesday's county board meeting. The honor is given to counties and...
May 16, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 30, 2012
Community dinner to raise funds to help end child abuse
A free community turkey dinner will be held at Broadway Ballroom on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to benefit the Radiothon to End Child Abuse. The dinner is presented by Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C and Electrical and Fat Daddy's Bar and Grill. The event includes...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Radiothon to help end child abuse starts December 6
On Thursday, December 6, beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 7, KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a Radiothon to End Child Abuse. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent child Abuse Minnesota. Proceeds will also be shared by the Douglas County...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Effort to end child abuse gets $44,000 boost
Another step in eliminating child abuse moved ahead last Thursday and Friday in the Alexandria area. KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 raised between $43,000...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Radiothon to End Child Abuse set for December 2-3
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 2, beginning at 1 p.m.
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Radiothon to end child abuse starts Thursday
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host the "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 3 beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 4. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota.
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am