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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Brandon D. Randt
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 17, 2016
Pigeon found along the road becomes another family pet
By Paula Quam, Forum News Service Stories of rescue dogs and cats aren’t too hard to find, but rarely does one hear a heartwarming tale of...
April 17, 2016 - 10:00am
October 28, 2015
LETTER: What responsibilities do animal owners have in Douglas County?
To the editor: Before we worry about changing or adding more laws to protect pets, let’s enforce the ones we already have. I’m a board member of an insurance company and we have to deal with animals of all kinds; horses, cows, dogs, etc. We have to deal with dog bites, cows...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
Dealing with Douglas County’s lost pets
Humane society strives to reunite pets and owners
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
November 1, 2013
Thousands of pets sick, hundreds dying from jerky treats
Veterinarians from BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Minneapolis are urging caution after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a request for members of the general public and their veterinarians to send any information they have if their pet has become ill after eating jerky...
November 1, 2013 - 9:17am
August 20, 2013
Lyme disease numbers 10 times higher than previously reported says CDC
On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an estimate of the number of people diagnosed with Lyme disease each year and their new estimate is 10 times higher than previously reported. While the CDC's newest numbers estimate the number of Americans diagnosed...
August 20, 2013 - 7:13am
July 4, 2013
Keep pets safe on Fourth of July
Doctors and staff from BluePearl Veterinary Partners recommend keeping pet safety in mind during planned Fourth of July festivities. With all of the celebration, sweet savory barbequed dishes, open flames and fireworks, paying attention to detail is an important practice to prevent...
July 4, 2013 - 2:44pm
March 24, 2013
Poison prevention means 'keep out of reach' for pets, too
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners referral medicine hospitals here are encouraging people to also remember their pets during National Poison Prevention Week. National Poison Prevention Week started Sunday and runs through Saturday. The purpose is to create awareness and...
March 24, 2013 - 12:40pm
March 12, 2013
Cat food recalled in 25 states due to lack of essential nutrient
MINNEAPOLIS - Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging people to stop using and return or discard certain bags of cat food manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods after the company issued a voluntary recall affecting 25 states Sunday. According to a press release issued by...
March 12, 2013 - 7:13am
November 22, 2012
Thanksgiving poses potential problems for pets
MINNEAPOLIS - BluePearl Veterinary Partners urges people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday as many of the items prepared for humans to feast on, may pose serious problems to their furry and feathered friends. During the holidays, BluePearl sees a significant uptick...
November 22, 2012 - 8:00am
November 4, 2012
November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month
November is National Pet Diabetes Month and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes. Diabetes is a relatively common disease in which the body doesn't use glucose properly. If left untreated, diabetes is life-threatening....
November 4, 2012 - 2:32pm
September 28, 2012
Shalom Lutheran Church to host animal blessing
Shalom Lutheran Church will host a blessing of the animals celebration on Sunday, September 30 at 9:45 a.m. on the patio by the bell tower. The blessing of the animals is a tradition that goes back to St. Francis of Assisi, who taught that God's love extends to everything God has...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Local students start pet supply drive
Here's a new way to help dogs and cats. The Carlos/Miltona 4th-6th Grade Club is having a Pet Supply Drive as a service project to help the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS). The club is an after-school program.
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Top Dog: Adopted pooch brightens days of Bethany Community residents
No one knows for sure where Max came from, but they sure are glad he's there. "He's a gift from God," said Debbie Lambert, one of Max's biggest...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2010
Humane Society offers tips for the holidays
The Humane Society of the United States is reminding people that as they celebrate the season, many of the things that make the holidays special -- may also pose hazards for our canine and feline friends. The hustle and bustle of travel and large gatherings, festive food and beverage,...
December 19, 2010 - 12:37pm
October 8, 2010
Pet store joins downtown group
Lea's Pet Products recently joined the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) in Alexandria. Shown are Marlene Bettin (DMA), Annette Bourdeaux,...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am