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Alexandria student seeking national office
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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
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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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
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Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
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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
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