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Names released in officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud
Alpine ski team seeks to become school-sponsored sport
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, October 17
YMCA and Knute Nelson partner to create community child care center
Volleyball: Chargers win final home match
Volleyball: Lakers drop last match to Tigers
Tennis: Minnewaska, Osakis send individuals to state
Volleyball: Cardinals end regular season with a win
Cross country: Osakis programs top five at CMC meet
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
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
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
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 17, 2017
Ecumen Bethany sold to Mankato-based group
Alexandria senior housing and care provider Ecumen Bethany Community is being sold to Monarch Healthcare Management of Mankato, Ecumen announced...
October 17, 2017 - 1:45pm
September 22, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Minnesota legislators thought they had crafted a reasonable bipartisan solution to skyrocketing health insurance premiums earlier this year, but the Trump administration seems to have different ideas. The Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton allocated about $271 million to help lower...
September 22, 2017 - 3:17pm
August 2, 2017
Minnesota farmers wonder about health insurance as uncertainties cloud future
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Mike Orbeck may be lucky: He pretty much knows what his health insurance will be next year. Many of his fellow farmers...
August 2, 2017 - 9:22pm
July 13, 2017
Ten Minnesotans, ND woman charged in 'largest health care fraud takedown operation in American history'
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ten Minnesotans and a North Dakota woman were charged as part of the national health care fraud takedown, Minnesota Attorney General...
July 13, 2017 - 3:28pm
July 7, 2017
Letter: Enact single-payer health care
To the editor: With the Republican-led Congress having a hard time selling their ObamaCare repeal and replacement plan, now is the perfect time to enact a single-payer health care system. A great number of Democrats and Republicans — at least those not thoroughly beholden to...
July 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 9, 2017
Health care plan is a sham
To the editor: Obamacare is a good start but has some flaws that are easily correctable.The new Trump endorsed health care plan is a sham that will result in 23 million Uninsured. The new plan would eliminate premium credits (monthly subsidy) paid in advance monthly by the federal...
June 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
Hospice of Douglas County named Hospice Honors recipient
Hospice of Douglas County was recently named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient. The recognition came from Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst....
June 9, 2017 - 11:00am
May 19, 2017
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
Lakeland Mental Health Center will break ground on Thursday for a $2.5 million, 10,600-square foot building at 702 34th Ave. E. Built on 10.4...
May 19, 2017 - 9:46am
April 13, 2017
Mental health beds at risk in budget plan
A top Minnesota official has been traveling across the state this week to discuss the rural mental health crisis — and to decry proposed...
April 13, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 5, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years...
April 5, 2017 - 4:24pm
March 17, 2017
MNsure backers make their case
ST. PAUL — A move to connect Minnesota to the federal health exchange would cost the state millions of dollars and jeopardize health coverage...
March 17, 2017 - 7:17pm
Written Gift can help create health care directive
What is the Written Gift? The Written Gift is a local nonprofit dedicated to engaging the community in an advance care planning process while promoting end of life choices based on an individual's goals, values and beliefs.
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
February 20, 2017
Knute Nelson building in Park Rapids
Knute Nelson has announced plans to build a senior lifestyle housing project in Park Rapids this year. Mark Anderson, president and CEO for Knute Nelson, along with Katie Perry, senior vice president, presented the project in Park Rapids earlier this month.
February 20, 2017 - 8:21am
February 3, 2017
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
Alexandria Clinic, a service of Douglas County Hospital, has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national health care accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine is a new full-service medical clinic in Alexandria specializing in naturopathic and functional medicine, clinical...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm