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Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Minn. legislators expected to finish final part of $46B budget; tax cuts, bonding bill included
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 31, 2016
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
When you think of hospice, what comes to mind? Cancer patients who are in their last few days of life? What about dementia patients or patients...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
If there is a silver lining in the events that took place at Arrowwood Resort's water park Aug. 22, it's that Mike and Wanda Hohler finally...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2016
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
When Katie Coopet went to work Monday, she expected it to be a typical day working at the snack bar in the waterpark at Arrowwood Resort and...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Back pain breakthroughs
Dr. Hamid Abbasi is changing the standard of care when it comes to spinal fusion surgery. Abbasi is a neuro and spine surgeon at the Tristate...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
LETTER: Rural Medical Scholars Program gives future doctors hands-on experience
To the editor: We want to thank the excellent family physicians and their colleagues in Alexandria who have graciously and effectively served as teachers for medical students from the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus over the past year. Dr. Douglas Griffin has...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Alex Clinic moves OB/GYN services to hospital (w/video interview)
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) and Alexandria Clinic have created a unique partnership for obstetrics and gynecology care in the community. As...
March 4, 2016 - 8:26am
March 2, 2016
Three 'adverse events' reported at hospital
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released its annual Adverse Health Events report to continually focus on improving patient safety statewide. A total of 316 adverse events were reported in Minnesota from October 2014 to October 2015 — things like medication errors, pressure...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Hospital may expand surgical, outreach space
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) may be expanding. During its Jan. 21 meeting, the hospital board voted unanimously to move the project proposal...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Drug related medical under investigation
On Thursday, December 3, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting suspicious activity on East Lake Brophy Road west of Alexandria. The caller indicated they thought they had seen someone put a body in a vehicle and leave the area. After investigating, deputies...
December 4, 2015 - 11:16am
January 23, 2013
Heart Center recruiting patients for clinical study of new drug
The CentraCare Heart and Vascular Center at St. Cloud Hospital is seeking patients to participate in a clinic research study.
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Saulsbury fights rare blood disease
At 43, Tricia Saulsbury of Kensington is facing a health crisis in her life that she never anticipated, nor could have. On April 5 she was diagnosed...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Golden K donation will help children in medical emergencies
The Alexandria Kiwanis Golden K recently donated $1,000 to the Alexandria Fire Department. The money will be used to purchase pediatric medical...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2012
Patients sought for heart attack research study in St. Cloud
St. Cloud, Minn. - The CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center is seeking patients to participate in a clinical research study investigating the use of a medication and its ability to reduce risk of future heart attacks (myocardial infarction) and other cardiovascular events such as stroke....
February 26, 2012 - 11:54am
November 19, 2011
Bill aims to get medical devices to market more quickly, safely
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced the Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act this week to get innovative medical devices to market more quickly and safely. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and John Kerry (D-Mass.) are the lead cosponsors of Franken's legislation. ...
November 19, 2011 - 3:35pm
November 13, 2011
Lawmakers call for changes in approval process for medical devices
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced last week that she has sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg regarding concerns over the agency's approval process for medical devices. Every year, medical devices...
November 13, 2011 - 4:42pm