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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Hasz sisters break Gophers' 5,000-meter record
Baseball: Chargers begin season 3-0
Golf: WCA boys and girls get first meet in at Tipsinah
Softball: B-E drops close game with CGB in home opener
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 24
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
hires and promotions
on the street
August 7, 2015
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
April 4, 2014
Knute Nelson to participate in hospice initiative
Knute Nelson was recently selected to participate in the Targeting Resources Use Effectively (TRUE) project to increase appropriate hospice referrals, improve access and increase length of stay. The initiative is supported by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
April 4, 2014 - 9:04am
March 5, 2014
Winter Olympics, Knute Nelson style
Knute Nelson in Alexandria recently celebrated the Winter Olympics by putting its own special spin on the games. Several teams consisting of...
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
November 27, 2013
Knute Nelson awarded grant to improve patient safety
The Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded the Knute Nelson Foundation a grant to help improve medication safety as part of its E3 Grant Program focusing on effectiveness, efficiency and excellence in health care. Knute Nelson was selected among 29 organizations throughout the...
November 27, 2013 - 2:15pm
December 21, 2012
Knute Nelson fights Parkinson's disease
Specialized care for individuals living with Parkinson's disease is being enhanced with the introduction of a strategic partnership between Knute Nelson and Struther's Parkinson's Center. The Care Network was formed with the intent to provide more knowledge about Parkinson's disease...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Friends of Knute hosts second annual Festival of Tables
The Festival of Tables, presented by Friends of Knute, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Broadway Ballroom. Proceeds will support...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Open house planned for Chaplain James Oakland
A celebration of ministry retirement open house reception honoring Pastor James Oakland, chaplain at Knute Nelson, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 1 in the chapel lounge at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. "For five...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Knute Nelson caregiver receives state award
Diana Andrews of Alexandria has been named the Aging Services of Minnesota 2012 District C Caregiver of the Year for her years of service to the residents at Knute Nelson in Alexandria. This special award is the highest honor awarded to Minnesota caregivers who dedicate their lives...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Celebrate Knute with a bowl of bean soup
It's that time of year to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal - bean soup. The annual fundraiser sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will be held Tuesday, February 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Lee Silverman Voice Training treatment now offered through Knute Nelson
Local speech language pathologist, Jill Beuckens of Knute Nelson, was recently certified by LSVT Global, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. The Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) is a proven, effective speech program that focuses on improving functional communication and voice volume in...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am