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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
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It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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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