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Local lab tech self-diagnoses cancer
Broadway update: Rain slows operations
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Alexandria Fire Department earns Life Safety Award
Volleyball: Osakis dominates Little Falls in home opener
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 28
Volleyball: Ashby sweeps CGB
Alex youth softball team takes second in Morris travel league
Artist workshop to teach watercolor technique
A strong sense of self
Lake Region Pioneer Show to be held September 5-7
Awana resumes at New Life Christian Church
GriefShare seminars begin September 16
Wedding - Colton and Kriel
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 15, 2014
Engaged - Mistele and Maloney
Engaged - Helberg and Schmidt
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Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter opens
DNR welcomes public comments on lake in Grant and Stevens
Youth outdoor activity day draws hundreds to Alex Shooting Park
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Shirley Nelson, 79
Gloria Anderson, 91
Loren Spaulding, 95
Lyle Rindahl, 71
Funeral - Shirley Nelson, 79
Making dreams a reality
Vast majority of Americans claim some religious affiliation
Honor Flight experience never forgotten
Observations from the archives, 1964: Twelve beef loins stolen from Steakhouse
Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this phone scam
4-H food stand served locally grown food at the Douglas County Fair
Amy Klobuchar receives Champion of Agriculture award from AAW group
Asian soybean buyers tour Minnesota farms
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
When are my melons ready to pick?
New helicopters increase speed, improve safety
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
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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