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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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September 5, 2012
Electronic payments: The best and soon the only way to get benefits
Chances are, if you receive Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or any federal payment, you receive it electronically. More than 90 percent of people getting monthly Social Security benefits already receive electronic payments. If you don't yet, that's...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Foster grandparent program reaches out to kids
What do being a college professor, bus driver, lunch lady, hairdresser and stay-at-home mom have in common? All of these experiences can prepare...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Alexandria Senior Center to host annual book sale
The annual Alexandria Senior Center book sale will be held Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 14 at the Senior Center. The hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on Friday, hours are 8 a.m. to noon. The fall salad luncheon will be on Tuesday, September 11 from 11 a.m....
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Week of August 27-31 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Meatloaf, baked potato, Italian vegetable salad, vanilla pudding Tuesday - Barbecued chicken breast, au gratins potatoes, coleslaw, fruit Wednesday - Lasagna, garlic breadstick, carrots, peaches Thursday -...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Most of us have heard of hospice, but do we really understand it? Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Hospice helps people who are terminally ill live comfortably and enhances their quality of life. The focus is on comfort, not cure. A trained...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Week of August 20-24 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Tater-tot hotdish, carrots, tapioca pudding Tuesday - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed corn, fruit cocktail Wednesday - Country pork chop, au gratins potatoes, waxed beans, rosy applesauce Thursday...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Week of August 13-17 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Ham loaf, creamed potatoes, corn, chocolate pudding Tuesday - Chicken pasta alfredo, garlic breadstick, green beans, pears Wednesday - Pepper steak, garlic mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, Jell-O/topping Thursday...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Food-borne illness signs for seniors
Food safety is a vital part of staying well. Each year about 76 million people in our country become ill from eating contaminated foods. Thousands are hospitalized and about 5,000 die. These illnesses come from eating foods that are contaminated with bacteria, viruses or parasites....
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Week of August 6-10 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Sweet and sour pork, rice, peas, butterscotch pudding Tuesday - Hamburger, potato salad, waxed beans, fruit Wednesday - Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes/gravy, Harvard beets, cake Thursday - Oven fried chicken...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Week of July 30-August 3 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Tater-tot hotdish, carrots, vanilla pudding Tuesday - Ham 'n' cheese casserole, corn, fruit cocktail Wednesday - Sweet 'n' sour chicken, rice, peas, lemon mousse Thursday - Pork roast, mashed potatoes/gravy,...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Watch for signs of urinary tract infections
What is the second most common type of infection, responsible for approximately 8.3 million doctor visits each year? It's the urinary tract infection, more commonly known as a bladder infection. Most of these 8.3 million visits are made by seniors and also repeat patients. A urinary...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Week of July 23-27 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-2087 Monday - Beef stroganoff, corn, tapioca pudding Tuesday - Barbecued ribbette, baked potato, coleslaw, fruit Wednesday - Chicken pot pie, peas, chocolate mousse Thursday - Baked ham, au gratins, creamed cabbage, oatmeal...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Week of July 16-20 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday - Chicken strips, mashed potatoes/country gravy, creamed corn, chocolate pudding Tuesday - Swiss steak, scalloped potatoes, squash, pears Wednesday - Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed peas, cookie Thursday...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Heat stroke: Symptoms and treatment
With the hot week we are having, I thought it may be a good time to remind us all of heat stroke and its symptoms. Heat stroke is strongly related to the heat index. A relative humidity of 60 percent or more hampers sweat evaporation, which hinders your body's ability to cool itself....
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Week of July 9-13 Alexandria Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday - Oven fried chicken breast, mashed potatoes/gravy, waxed beans, butterscotch pudding Tuesday - Lasagna, garlic breadstick, green beans, peaches Wednesday - Meatballs, mashed potatoes/gravy, creamed carrots, cake Thursday...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am