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Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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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