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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, October 16
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Volleyball: Chargers fight but fall in three to 16-win Warriors
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
George "Joe" Cresswell
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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