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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
Northern Minn. man arrested for DUI trying to take son to hospital after he fell in fire
Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Lacrosse to AAHS?
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
B-E Golf Tournament fundraiser postponed
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
Northern on Brophy
Beau knows bass
Lecy strings some nice ones
Lake Ida Tourney sets record weight for Reel Team Bass
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Jon Thomas Dingwall Jr.
Angeline "Angie" K. Blake
Lois D. Anderson
Irene M. Larson
James "Jim" K. Davern
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
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
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
hires and promotions
on the street
August 4, 2017
Seminars tackle end-of-life issues
Talks on death and dying are on the agenda for two Alexandria organizations that serve seniors. At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, the Ecumen Bethany Community at 1010 Lark St. will offer a free session on funeral planning. This seminar will discuss Minnesota rules, guidelines and practices...
August 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
July 31, 2017
Special memories of annual Hospice butterfly release
Fran Ras remembers the very first butterfly release she attended 10 years ago. "I invited the kids and the grandkids; everyone was there," said...
July 31, 2017 - 7:34am
June 9, 2017
Seminar offers advice on when to call hospice
A free seminar will help determine the right time to call hospice for help with death and dying. Dr. George Kryder, medical director for Knute Nelson Hospice as well as an internal medicine provider at Alexandria Clinic, will discuss the hospice philosophy and hospice's ability to...
June 9, 2017 - 2:05pm
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
November 18, 2016
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
As a We Honor Veterans hospice provider, Knute Nelson provides specialized care to veterans who are facing a life-limiting illness. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs, created We Honor Veterans to empower...
November 18, 2016 - 11:00am
August 31, 2016
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
When you think of hospice, what comes to mind? Cancer patients who are in their last few days of life? What about dementia patients or patients...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
On a wing and a prayer
"A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam and for a brief moment, its glory and beauty belong to our world. But, then it flies on again. And...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 11, 2016
Hospice butterfly release is on for today
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual Butterfly Release at Alexandria City Park, today, Thursday, starting at 5:30 p.m. The release was postponed because of stormy weather Wednesday but the forecast is better today. People may purchase a butterfly for $10 at the park to release...
August 11, 2016 - 2:41pm
May 13, 2016
LETTER: Would vote for Eaton Bill
To the editor: I was reading your paper today and two articles touched my heart: hospice and the right of the person to die with dignity. I have a strong constitution and have weighed the possibilities of what I want to do with the rest of my life. I’m 65, divorced, with four adult...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
A challenge and a privilege
Most people feel uncomfortable discussing death and the circumstances surrounding it, but for Hospice of Douglas County employees and volunteers,...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Third annual Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day set
Even with wet and cold weather Saturday, nearly 100 bikers showed up for the 14th annual Lakeland Hospice Motorcycle Ride. The poker-run style...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Release a butterfly in the park
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual butterfly release on Wednesday, August 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. Guests may purchase a butterfly for $10 at the park to release in memory of someone special. Attendees are invited to bring a lawn chair. Ice cream and...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Voyager Industries attends hospice day
Voyager Industries of Brandon attended the Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field on Saturday, August 16. Lakeland Hospice started the...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Writing a life story brings comfort to grieving families
Hospice volunteers are needed locally. There’s an abundance of volunteer opportunities at long-term care facilities across Douglas County, everything from calling bingo to visiting with residents. However, there’s a particular need for volunteers in a specialized area of...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am