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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
May 20, 2009
WCA girls fifth in Heart O' Lakes Conference golf at Perham
The West Central Area girls' golf team finished fifth at the Heart O' Lakes Conference meet at Perham last Thursday. Taylor Christenson led the Knights with a 52, while Brittany Boysen and Megan Amundson shot a 57 and 58, respectively. Rachel Moe rounded out the top four scorers...
May 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Putting their heart into it
Osakis students used their endless energy to help the American Heart Association by spending a recent Friday afternoon jump roping. The Osakis...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
The beat goes on
If it weren't for a computer glitch, Jay Sheldon might be dead. If a perfectly healthy 28-year-old man hadn't collapsed for no apparent reason, Jay might be dead. If weren't for that young man's decision to be an organ donor, Jay might be dead. But the computer's mouse refused...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am