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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Chester W. Seiford, Jr.
Derek S. Baker
Neva B. Andrews
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
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October 19, 2017
MNsure ready for open enrollment to begin
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amid the turmoil surrounding the future of the Affordable Care Act and the individual insurance market, MNsure has a clear...
October 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
October 13, 2017
Nursing program helps new moms feel at home
During Shanna Scofield's home visit, the atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. The way Mandy Dahlseng asks Scofield about her weekend and...
October 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
Toni Wright of Evansville helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer in her hometown and earned a $1,000 scholarship...
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
October 11, 2017
Personal stories shaping mental health policy
A woman in the crowd, who only gave her first name, Jeanine, stood up and spoke to a panel of legislators. "I am mentally ill," she told them....
October 11, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 9, 2017
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
BRAINERD, Minn. — MNSure CEO Allison O'Toole offered up solutions Monday, Oct. 9, to help make sure health insurance premiums stay flat....
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
Birth control insurance change may affect few Minnesotans
ST. PAUL—Both sides of the issue made a lot of noise, but in the end allowing companies to stop birth control insurance coverage may affect...
October 9, 2017 - 4:47pm
October 6, 2017
Thanks for the kidney, boss: Woman recovering after transplant from supervisor
Darla Engstrom was facing what her doctor called a "cliff." Her kidneys were wearing out from an inherited condition called polycystic kidney...
October 6, 2017 - 3:03pm
September 29, 2017
Blood drive in Alexandria Oct. 2,3,5
The Red Cross blood drive is coming to Alexandria next week, and the nonprofit organization is asking eligible donors from all racial and ethnic backgrounds to give blood to maintain a diverse blood supply. "Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse...
September 29, 2017 - 10:06am
September 20, 2017
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
Shae Annis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she is on a 15-day hiking trip...
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am
August 10, 2017
Red Cross: Blood donations urgently needed
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In Douglas County, donors have two opportunities to give this month: noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Ave.,...
August 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's insurers are proposing to lower or freeze premiums on many health plans — if the federal government approves a state program to subsidize some of the risk.
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 26, 2017
A sweet setup to fight cancer
If you're craving lemonade, cookies and donating to a good cause, there's a new place in town for just that: a lemonade stand run by 4-year-old...
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
July 20, 2017
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
DULUTH, Minn.—Ryan Kesselhon couldn't figure out what was happening to his 11-year-old daughter, Maren. One minute, Maren had been peacefully...
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 14, 2017
Minnesota suicide crisis line ending service
East Grand Forks, Minn. - It's a lifesaving phone number, but starting Friday, July 14, there will be no one to answer the call. Minnesota is...
July 14, 2017 - 8:57am
July 7, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood
The American Red Cross is calling all eligible blood donors into emergency action, after coming up about 61,000 donations short over the last two months nationwide. The Red Cross said in a press release that the effects of such a shortage are the same as the Red Cross not collecting...
July 7, 2017 - 5:02pm