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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, August 16
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
UPDATED: Fire destroys Millerville Auto Center
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
April 28, 2017
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
The legacy of a boy from Sauk Rapids is now reaching the life of an 18-year-old senior at Alexandria Area High School and others with a life-threatening...
April 28, 2017 - 3:16am
April 25, 2017
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota health officials are asking parents and medical workers to be on the lookout after 20 children have come down with measles in Hennepin County.The state Department of Health requests people watch for potential cases and help make sure Minnesota children are...
April 25, 2017 - 1:24pm
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 17, 2017
YMCA encourages kids to "charge into summer"
To inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active, the Alexandria Area YMCA will host a free community event, Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, on Saturday, April 29. Healthy Kids Day takes place at the Y...
April 17, 2017 - 1:03pm
Free program explains why mindset matters
Keeping your thoughts positive and your mood uplifted can result in improved health. A free program introducing concepts that your mindset matters will be presented on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Titus 2 Ministry Center, 7005 County Road 82 SE, Alexandria. Everyone is welcome...
April 17, 2017 - 9:18am
Answering tough questions on health care choices
A 62-year-old male suffers a stroke; his prognosis is not good. There are medical questions that need to be answered, such as does the patient...
April 17, 2017 - 9:15am
April 13, 2017
Students in health-related field can apply for scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care, and to encourage employment...
April 13, 2017 - 9:54am
April 9, 2017
MN facility devoted to peaceful atmosphere for dying
DULUTH, Minn.—When people suggest to Kevin Rodlund that his job must be depressing, he disagrees. "It's not sad," Rodlund said. "There's...
April 9, 2017 - 9:00am
April 6, 2017
Learn to live well with chronic conditions at workshop
The next Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop will begin on April 20 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Dr., Alexandria. This six-week workshop will tackle such topics as:
April 6, 2017 - 8:41am
April 5, 2017
Free hypnosis seminar treats stress, smoking, weight loss
Hypnotherapist Leslie Reynolds, C.H., in conjunction with the nonprofit organization Health Awareness Clinics, will conduct a free hypnosis seminar on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 S., Alexandria. Anyone 16 or older is welcome to attend. Pre-registration...
April 5, 2017 - 6:13am
April 3, 2017
Despite 'serious concerns,' Dayton to allow health insurance rescue plan become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will allow a rescue plan for the state's individual insurance market to become law despite having...
April 3, 2017 - 11:25am
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 31, 2017
A 1-pound miracle
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt of Parkers Prairie had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
LETTER: Celebrate spring with health
To the editor: Where is global warming when we need it? I do look forward to the first day of spring, balmy weather and flowers in bloom. The first day of spring is actually a perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf in our personal habits — to clean house, to jog outdoors,...
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
March 14, 2017
Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue
ST. PAUL—It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee...
March 14, 2017 - 4:00pm