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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
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
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
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
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
November 27, 2013
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
October 3, 2013
Ride of a lifetime shared with love of her life
On September 4, Dee Peterson of Alexandria climbed on a three-wheeled roadster Spyder, hit the road and crossed that ride-of-a-lifetime off her...
October 3, 2013 - 2:39pm
Estate planning seminar focuses on beneficiaries and process
Estate planning involves more than money. Proper estate planning takes a close look at all factors related to an individuals’ life, including beneficiaries. A free educational seminar entitled Beneficiaries Process and Review: Keeping it Up-To-Date and In the Family will help...
October 3, 2013 - 2:26pm
September 27, 2013
Week of September 30-October 4 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Sweet and sour pork, rice, peas, butterscotch pudding Menus not received. Meals served at Viking Towers. Served with bread and milk. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Sweet and...
September 27, 2013 - 9:26am
September 18, 2013
Minnesota fall facts
Falls remain the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injury for older Americans. Falls threaten seniors' safety and independence and have enormous economic and personal costs. • Minnesota's fatal fall rate is one of the highest in the nation and has continued to climb from 10.4...
September 18, 2013 - 6:38am