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Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
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
Jon Thomas Dingwall Jr.
Angeline "Angie" K. Blake
Lois D. Anderson
Irene M. Larson
James "Jim" K. Davern
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
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December 19, 2013
What to buy the senior on your Christmas list
As you wrap up your Christmas shopping with just one week to go, are there still a few people on your list and you’re not quite sure what to...
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
December 17, 2013
Lessen winter’s impact on arthritis
By Mary Krueger - Douglas County Senior Coordinator Now that winter is here, those of us who have arthritis seem to have more aches and pains. As it gets colder outside, we may not be able to exercise as much as we do in the warmer months. However, it is important to keep exercising...
December 17, 2013 - 10:49pm
December 6, 2013
55+ driver improvement course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement class on Wednesday, January 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. The fee is $20. Driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota...
December 6, 2013 - 9:09am
November 27, 2013
55+ driver improvement course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement class on Wednesday, December 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. The fee is $20. Driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota...
November 27, 2013 - 1:39pm
Free seminar on long term care preparation
The SCAN Foundation on the State of Long-Term Care Financing states that 70 percent of Americans who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term care. Many individuals have not made plans regarding long-term care needs or are aware of the resources available to them to aid in that...
November 27, 2013 - 1:15pm
November 26, 2013
Senior Center seeks support
Board member election set for December 9
November 26, 2013 - 9:19am
November 20, 2013
Going strong at 109
Hermina Wahlin to celebrate November 26
November 20, 2013 - 8:38am
November 13, 2013
Knute Nelson will showcase GrandCare at California conference
Knute Nelson will be featured at the AgeTech West Conference Thursday and Friday, November 14-15 in San Jose, California. The conference, entitled Aging Services Meets Silicon Valley: Creating the Future of Care, will demonstrate how GrandCare Technology and Knute Nelson as a provider...
November 13, 2013 - 8:38am
October 25, 2013
Senior citizens need their home base
By Kathryn LeBrasseur, Alexandria, MN I sat at the Golden K’s Pancake Breakfast on Friday and looked around at the wonder facilities of the Alexandria Senior Center. Many thoughts ran through my mind! Memories of the wonderful people I had the privilege to work with to build...
October 25, 2013 - 9:26am
October 18, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered in area
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer four upcoming 55+ Driver Improvement classes. Eight-hour first-time courses will be held: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22-23, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School, 411 South Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie. Saturday, November...
October 18, 2013 - 9:30am
October 17, 2013
Week of October 21-25 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, waxed beans, pudding. Tuesday – Lasagna, garlic breadstick, peas, peaches. Wednesday – Teriyaki chicken breast, potato salad, California blend, lemon mousse. Thursday...
October 17, 2013 - 1:13pm
October 16, 2013
Give these helpful, healing foods a try
By Mary Krueger, Douglas County senior coordinator Bananas: Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana. It will fill you up, provide a mild blood sugar boost and has 30 percent of the day’s Vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce Serotonin, getting you through a crisis...
October 16, 2013 - 8:24am
October 11, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer some upcoming eight-hour first-time and four-hour refresher 55+ Driver Improvement classes. The following eight-hour first-time courses will be held: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22-23, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School. Saturday,...
October 11, 2013 - 9:03am
CarFit event helps improve comfort, safety
Knute Nelson will conduct CarFit check-ups on Thursday, October 17 at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. CarFit is a national program designed to give a quick yet comprehensive check on how well an older driver and their vehicle work together. It was developed by American...
October 11, 2013 - 8:57am
October 9, 2013
Free falling at 91
Carol Denke of Alexandria has dreamed of skydiving for more than 60 years. Finally, at age 91, she can cross it off her to-do list. The mother...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am