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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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March 6, 2018
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
ST. PAUL — A state office that exists to protect vulnerable Minnesotans, such as those in nursing homes, is dysfunctional and fails to...
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
December 19, 2017
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's health commissioner resigned Tuesday, Dec. 19, as his department has been under fire for failing to investigate cases...
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm
October 30, 2017
Owners of troubled Minnesota nursing homes to lose license
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — Owners of a troubled nursing home and assisted-living facility in Pequot Lakes agreed to relinquish their license...
October 30, 2017 - 10:25pm
September 28, 2017
Willmar musician pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct with nursing home resident with dementia
WILLMAR, Minn. — Willmar musician Terrance Raymond Shaw, 72, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 28, to a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct...
September 28, 2017 - 8:29pm
June 12, 2013
Nursing homes to get bump in funding
ST. PAUL -- Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years. Senator Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved this session includes "the largest state investment in the nursing home industry in well over a decade." But...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Tobacco butting out of hospital grounds
Tobacco is being snuffed out completely at the hospital and a couple of nursing homes in the area. Effective January 1, 2011, Douglas County...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Bethany Home makes more rooms private
Ecumen's Bethany Home in Alexandria has received approval from the Minnesota Department of Health to close 21 beds in its long-term care and rehabilitation center. This will allow Bethany to reach its goal of providing all customers a private room.
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am