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Out and About: Art in the Park
Alex Legion: Back to State
Blue Anchors swept by Stingers
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Resorters Golf Tournament: Championships worth remembering
Bernie takes the mound at Target Field
Festival of the Lakes
Andy Bears keep legacies alive
Prairie Fire to present ‘Robin Hood’
Mobile food drops set for 2015
‘Ring of Fire’
Engaged - Hacker and Cruz
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Beware! Wild parsnips are lurking in Douglas County
DNR announces another conservative deer season across much of Minnesota
Minnesota dentist accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion
DNR Question of the week
Weeds, weeds, everywhere weeds
Jo Ann Broom, 80
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Ann Heimdahl, 74
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In the Know: Big Ole needs a big party for his 50th
Echo Press Editorial: Let’s do more to stop falls from happening
Observations from the archives, 1915: Alexandria to be site of proposed reformatory for wayward women
Pope Francis’ call for action on climate change brings new urgency
Minnesota benefits from new budget laws
Klimeks recognized for farming contributions
July weed of the month: purple loosestrife
Gardening Tips: Pest control in the garden
A family legacy
Farmers, ranchers can apply for conservation assistance
JLG Architects earns accolades
Voyager Industries commits to safety
Diamond Buick GMC given Mark of Excellence
REA Operation Round Up grants awarded
ATCC receives skills grant
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 26, 2010
Knute Nelson's housing project rolls ahead
Knute Nelson's plans to build a 139-unit senior living campus rolled smoothly ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. Other noteworthy topics - a change order for the police station project, an overlay bid that was well over the city's estimate, the pothole problem...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
COUNCIL NEWS: Knute Nelson's new senior living campus rolls ahead
Knute Nelson's plans to build a 139-unit senior living campus for independent living, memory care and assisted living rolled smoothly ahead Monday night. After a public hearing on the project didn't raise any objections, the Alexandria City Council approved the nursing home's bond...
government / News
May 25, 2010 - 12:01am
May 5, 2010
1073620 Public Hearing - Knute Nelson Bonds
Public Hearing Publish May 5, 2010 NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON A HOUSING PROGRAM AND THE ISSUANCE OF SENIOR HOUSING REVENUE BONDS AND A REVENUE NOTE BY THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Alexandria, Minnesota (the...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Two big projects make strides at council meeting
Two big projects marched ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. The council approved a capital improvement plan to issue up to $5.1 million in general obligation bonds to pay for a new police station, which would be located near the new Douglas County Jail along...
government / News
April 26, 2010 - 9:53pm
April 2, 2010
Innovative Builders named general contractor for Knute Nelson project
Innovative Builders of Alexandria has been selected as the general contractor for the new Knute Nelson senior living campus project, Grand Arbor. The Grand Arbor campus will include senior apartments (independent living), assisted living apartments, enhanced assisted living apartments...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Knute wins state honor
Finding out about an award and not being able to share it was a hard thing for Katie Perry and Jessica Critz from Knute Nelson to do but they...
March 12, 2010 - 12:05am
January 22, 2010
Enjoy bean soup with Knute
The annual Bean Soup with Knute lunch, sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society in partnership with Knute Nelson, the organization, will be held Tuesday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's Room of Nelson Gables at 1220 Nokomis Street. Knute's famous bean...
historical / Life
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Professional women to honor Knute Nelson, Prairie Lakes Dental
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) proudly announces the Employers of the Year for 2009 as part of their Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, October 21 at Broadway Ballroom. Knute Nelson has been selected in the Large Employer of the Year (25 employees or more) category. Prairie...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
Knute Nelson plans Fall Festival Friday
Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, October 2. The event is an opportunity to welcome the fall season and contribute to an annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of Knute. A lunch of tacos-in-a-bag, barbecue sandwiches,...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Knute Nelson gets $49,700 grant for health care training
Knute Nelson, a long-term care facility in Alexandria, will receive a $49,700 grant through the Department of Employment and Economic Development's Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP). The grant will support development of simulation scenarios for Knute Nelson employees. The...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson expands care options
Knute Nelson has been serving aging adults in the Alexandria area for more than 60 years. Recently, Respite Care has been introduced at its Nelson Gables assisted living campus, to better accommodate the needs of seniors in the Alexandria area. Respite Care offers the same care and...
business / New Business
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson donates land to county historical society
As a non-profit organization, Knute Nelson has dedicated itself to helping other area non-profits in the Alexandria area. It has done it again. Knute Nelson is donating one acre of land to the Douglas County Historical Society for an expansion project. "Knute Nelson and the Douglas...
June 24, 2009 - 12:05am
May 29, 2009
A healthy, fun way to spend a lunch break!
Knute Nelson employees Bobbi Hay, Judy Thielke, Nancy Berns, and Jean Jantzen are taking part in the Knute Nelson Employee Wellness Challenge,...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am