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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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December 20, 2013
Santa for Seniors exceeds goal
Kids deliver 422 gift baskets around town
December 20, 2013 - 2:48pm
December 19, 2013
Senior center to start new year with new direction
In cost cutting move, executive director Esterberg is laid off
December 19, 2013 - 9:59pm
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.
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