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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 22, 2010
County faces gaps in mental health needs
When asked what they wanted, Anna Olson and Jane Callaway explained they weren't asking for anything, but just wanted to provide information to the Douglas County Board of commissioners. Olson and Callaway, who are on the Douglas County Local Advisory Council on Mental Health, presented...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Finding joy in the holidays
Editor's note: According to the National Mental Health Association, depression peaks over the holidays. The severity of the problem varies widely but it's commonly called the holiday blues. That's why the newspaper is printing this advice from Lisa Voigt, a clinical psychologist who...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Mental health patient hijacks van east of Alexandria
A patient being moved in a van from a state-run mental health facility in Fergus Falls to the Twin Cities overpowered the driver Wednesday morning in Todd County and fled alone in the vehicle, authorities said. The suspect, David Buethner, 37, considered to be a "dangerous felon,"...
crime / news
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Be aware of mental health
The week of October 3-9 is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and area professionals want you to know that there are numerous local resources that can help you or a family member suffering from mental illness. The Douglas County Local Advisory Council (LAC) on Adult Mental Health works...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Douglas County research team research about mental health
Three residents of Douglas County - John Husted, PhD, LP; Ron Severson, MSW; and Samuel Husted, BA, wrote an article that came out in June 2010, published by the Journal of Rural Mental Health. The article studied the effectiveness and relapse potential of individuals living in four-bed...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Vikingland CSP strives to break stigma attached to mental illness
May is Mental Health Month, and local advocates are passionate about building community awareness on the topic of mental illness. Two events are being planned - a Balloon Release for Recover and an open house at the Vikingland Community Support Program (see pullouts for complete...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Alex Tech offers class on children's mental health
Alexandria Technical College (ATC) is offering a three-hour class on children's mental health on Tuesday, February 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. This class will focus on supporting and promoting the healthy social and emotional development of children and the course will provide an overview...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Mental Health Rally planned at State Capitol soon
Mental health advocates and friends from throughout Minnesota will gather for a rally in the State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 16 at noon. Speakers will include legislators, advocates, families and persons living with a mental illness. Legislative issues include improving access to community...
January 23, 2010 - 8:39am
September 30, 2009
Children's mental health crisis assessment services available to families
A new program launched by Stevens County Human Services and funded by a grant from the Department of Human Services has begun providing crisis mental health assessment and referral services for children and families in Stevens, Pope, Douglas, Grant and Traverse counties. The program,...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am