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ABCs of volunteering for Red Cross
UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: One teen killed, two injured in crash early Friday
Alexandria students head to Washington, D.C.
Barn fire near Alexandria Saturday evening
The journey of sobriety
Osakis’ Kraemer advances to state
Area football playoffs start Tuesday
Brandon-Evansville netters grab 20th win
Swimmers show growth with win over Tech
Forward depth balances Blizzard scoring
'They're creepy and they're kooky'
Service Fair gives look at area offerings
Kangas benefit set for October 18
Are you ready for a spooky sprint?
A century of music
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Engaged - Faust and Bouressa
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Memorial Service - Richard Moeser, 54
Memorial Service - Warren Walters, 85
Funeral - Michael Schluter, 17
Funeral - Abner Ogdahl, 100
Funeral - Glen Barber, 84
Congressman Collin Peterson deserves to be re-elected
Does Alexandria City Council have other solutions for service?
Fill the Boot was overwhelming success
In the Know: Should another community conversation be scheduled?
Forum Editorial: Minnesota governor: Johnson is focused, ready
Rebate deadline approaches for organic farmers, processors
Celebrate farms and schools
Farm to School Month features fresh, local foods
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Rhonda Boesen presented with Spirit of Hampton Award for performance
Alexandria Golden K Kiwanis sponsors Car Care Saturday
Lions club elects officers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 2, 2013
Elderly are more prone to heat stress
Now that summer is finally here, I thought it might be appropriate to remind everyone about heat stress in the elderly.
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Stress and seniors
For many seniors, the "golden years" can be incredibly stressful. What are some common causes of stress in seniors? Change is a major stressor and seniors experience a lot of change in their lives: poor health; death of family, friends and even spouses; loss of independence; loss...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 22, 2012
Keeping holidays conflict-free: Tips from a negotiation expert
It's holiday season, a time of joyful family get-togethers and warm companionship with loved ones.
November 22, 2012 - 7:27am
November 9, 2012
Workshop addresses minimizing holiday stress for caregivers, dementia patients
Holidays can be filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. For caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia, the holiday season can also pose unique challenges and stresses. Caring Through the Holidays is a presentation...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Learn to manage stress
Some stress is normal and even healthy. Stress releases hormones that speed up your heart, make you breathe faster and give you a burst of energy. This can be useful when you need to focus or act quickly. But too much stress or being under stress for too long is not good for you....
life / senior
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Peterson likes new rules to help vets with stress disorder
Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, praised the Veterans Administration's new plan to improve care for our veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The new rules will make it easier for veterans - including those who may have been denied benefits in the...
July 17, 2010 - 2:47pm
December 24, 2009
Help seniors avoid holiday stress
With Christmas time upon us, it is important to remember the seniors in your family. The holidays can be stressful for even the most laid-back folks, so imagine the toll on those not used to all the hustle and bustle in their lives. This is a festive and exciting time of year, but...
life / senior
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Survey: 86 percent of nonprofits report fiscal stress
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) has released its survey on the status of Minnesota's volunteer programs in a shifting environment. The survey of 280 Minnesota nonprofit and governmental organizations in late September found: Organizations experiencing...
news / state
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am