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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 17, 2016
Festival of Tables in need of table hosts
The Festival of Tables luncheon, sponsored by the Friends of Knute, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. It includes a luncheon, silent auction, door prizes and a cash bar. Tickets are $20 each. The event is currently in need of individuals...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Knute Nelson holds community picnic
Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual community picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Care Center Campus, 420 12th Ave. E. A barbecue-style lunch and ice cream will be served. A free-will donation will be accepted. Entertainment includes live music by...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Free seminar to explain how to create a will
More than 50 percent of Americans die without having a will in place. Fewer still, 42 percent, have a living will. A will is a legal document that articulates one's intentions regarding estate, designates beneficiaries, names guardians for minor children, makes charitable provisions...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Knute Nelson Foundation receives challenge grant
The Knute Nelson Foundation of Alexandria has received a $42,750 challenge grant opportunity from the Thrivent Financial Foundation. The grant supports the organization's "Growing Seeds of Faith and Giving" initiative. The project is designed to assist Knute Nelson Foundation in cultivating...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
KN at Home program receives Organizational Quality Award
Knute Nelson's KN at Home program was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Organizational Quality Award. This new award is given...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Knute Nelson expands long-term care
Knute Nelson Care Center in Alexandria recently expanded its capacity to serve. As of March 1, eight long-term care beds were added to the facility....
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Helping hands, helping hearts
There's no age limit on helping others. In fact, older individuals who live in assisted living or nursing homes seem to appreciate the opportunity...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Building on a tradition
The Friends of Knute will host its fifth annual Festival of Tables on Thursday, October 24 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria and is in search...
October 9, 2015 - 6:55am
August 14, 2015
YMCA, Nelson Wellness Center team up to offer more choices
More exercise choices are on the way for members of the Alexandria Area YMCA and Knute Nelson’s Nelson Wellness Center. In a collaborative agreement forming a separate entity entitled Community Health and Wellness, LLC, both nonprofit organizations are making available their state-of-the-art...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
On the calendar
• Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual community picnic Wednesday, August 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a barbecue-style lunch and ice cream. Entertainment includes Alexandria Aces, music by Sax Appeal, Erickson’s Petting Zoo and face painting. All are welcome....
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
Bonds across generations
Sixth graders create group to spend time visiting seniors
May 22, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
New nursing program to begin at local high school
A new certified nursing assistant (CNA) program will soon begin at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The CNA education program is a collaboration between Knute Nelson, AAHS and Alexandria Technical and Community College. Students who successfully complete the training will...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Friends of Knute seeking table hosts
The Friends of Knute is looking for businesses or individuals to host a table for its Festival of Tables on Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m. at...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Knute Nelson adds St. Mary’s to its corporate structure
It’s the first non-Lutheran church to join
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am