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For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
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EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
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Most on board with new hospital name
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February 14, 2016
It looks, feels and acts like a heart attack, but it's a broken heart
By John Lundy, Forum News Service It was the Bee Gees who posed the question: "How can you mend a broken heart?" Dr. Kathleen Braddy has the...
February 14, 2016 - 9:00am
February 4, 2016
Wear red on Friday -- it could save lives
You'll be seeing red tomorrow -- for a good reason. The American Heart Association (AHA) is kicking off American Heart Month with "National Wear Red Day" on Friday, Feb. 5. The goal is to raise awareness and save lives. For more than 10 years, the AHA has been working to let more...
February 4, 2016 - 8:10am
January 3, 2016
Park Rapids boy, 8, waits for new heart
By Kevin Cederstrom, Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Gannon Wilkins is at the top of the list for a heart transplant, and until that...
January 3, 2016 - 1:06am
May 31, 2013
Boys' golf: West Central Area sixth in Heart O' Lakes Conference
Jordan Bruns turned in an 81, good for third place in the final Heart O' Lakes Conference boys' golf meet, leading the team to a fourth place finish last week at Pelican Rapids, and gave the Knights sixth place in the final HOL standings. Bailey Diedrich finished with a 93 and Hunter...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 17, 2013
Cardiology seminar offered in St. Cloud
Health care providers who work with cardiac patients are invited to the 14th Annual Cardiology Seminar from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, in the Windfeldt Room at CentraCare Health Plaza, 1900 CentraCare Circle in St. Cloud. Cost, which includes a continental breakfast...
January 17, 2013 - 4:19pm
September 26, 2012
Putting their heart into it
More than 350 people braved a chilly, windy morning on September 8 to help those with heart problems. The 3rd annual Congenital Heart Defect...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Take Heart St. Cloud donates life-saving devices
Take Heart St. Cloud donated automated external defibrillators (AED) to the Alexandria Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff's Office and...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2011
It's 'Heart Month' - how healthy is your heart?
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is also a major cause of disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coronary heart disease is the most common form of heart disease and often can lead to heart attacks. American...
February 20, 2011 - 11:58am
January 21, 2011
'It's My Heart' support group forms here
Due to an overwhelming demand from families in Minnesota, a new non-profit organization, It's My Heart - Minnesota Chapter, has announced that support meetings will now be held in Alexandria. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 25 from 6 to 8 p.m.
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
9-year-old Perham boy waits for transplant
October 23, 2010 - 3:37pm
July 17, 2010
Follow these steps to prevent heart disease, stroke
The Minnesota Diabetes and Heart Health Collaborative (MN-DC) is urging the nearly 230,000 people with diabetes in the state to take steps to prevent heart disease and stroke - the leading killers of people with diabetes. The MN-DC hopes that people with diabetes and health professionals...
July 17, 2010 - 11:36am
January 30, 2010
Hospitalized Frazee teen up and talking
The Frazee teen whose heart stopped at school last week is walking around and talking, his mother said. Brady Breitenfeldt, a 16-year-old junior at Frazee High School, lost consciousness while in class on Jan. 14.
January 30, 2010 - 12:36pm
St. Cloud Hospital seeks patients for heart drug study
The Central Minnesota Heart Center at St. Cloud Hospital is seeking patients to participate in a study comparing the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug versus Coumadin, a drug that treats atrial fibrillation (AF). AF is a disorder of the heart rhythm and is associated...
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Heart Walk has special meaning for Alexandria resident
The American Heart Association's West Central Minnesota Start! Heart Walk will take place Thursday, June 25. Registration is from 5 to 6 p.m....
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Help your heart - go for a walk
The American Heart Association's West Central Minnesota Start! Heart Walk has been scheduled for the end of June. The walk will take place this...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am