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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Essay contest: What stories can the stones tell?
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Martha Lynn Greengo
Mary M. Odland
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
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
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
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...
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...
April 26, 2010 - 9:53pm