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October 19, 2017
Allison O'Toole
MNsure ready for open enrollment to begin
October 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
October 13, 2017
Nurse Mandy Dahlseng (right) has been working with Shanna Scofield (left) and her son Lincoln since her first trimester of pregnancy, covering information on his development and wellness from the uterus and beyond. (Alexis Habberstad / Echo Press)
Nursing program helps new moms feel at home
October 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Toni Wright attends North Dakota State University.
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
October 11, 2017
A panel of legislators including Rep. Jeff Backer, Rep. Paul Anderson, Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Sen. Torrey Westrom attended the 7th annual “Day at Home” mental health advocacy event Friday, Oct. 6, at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Jackie Anderson, a staff member from U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson’s office, was also on the panel. (Contributed)
Personal stories shaping mental health policy
October 11, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 9, 2017
MNsure Executive Allison O'Toole. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
Opponents of abortion regulation legislation combined with those objecting to other Republican-sponsored provisions on May 4, 2017, in protesting Minnesota legislative actions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Birth control insurance change may affect few Minnesotans
October 9, 2017 - 4:47pm
October 6, 2017
Darla Engstrom, who recently received a kidney transplant, spends most of her days relaxing on the couch at her home in Alexandria while recovering. She is holding the Organ Transplant Handbook, which she has been reading through. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Thanks for the kidney, boss: Woman recovering after transplant from supervisor
October 6, 2017 - 3:03pm
September 29, 2017
Blood drive in Alexandria Oct. 2,3,5
September 29, 2017 - 10:06am
September 20, 2017
Tonya Bakewell Dreher, a 1988 Alexandria graduate, hiked to the base camp of Mount Everest in 2015 as a fundraiser for her organization, Hope for Gus. Her son, Gus, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy,  the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. She will be taking the trip again this year with another group. (Contributed)
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am
August 10, 2017
Red Cross: Blood donations urgently needed
August 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 26, 2017
Kennedi Hay sells lemonade at a neighbor’s yard sale. The Hays started a lemonade stand to raise money for local families who are also fighting cancer. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)play button
A sweet setup to fight cancer
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 14, 2017
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Minnesota suicide crisis line ending service
July 14, 2017 - 8:57am
July 7, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood
July 7, 2017 - 5:02pm