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City approves morgue agreement
Chamber welcomes four new members
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
Track and field: Alex girls take second at quad
Softball: Knights go 2-1 over the weekend
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
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Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
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Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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May 7, 2017
May is Stroke Awareness Month
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 130,000 Americans each year. That is one of every 20 deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control. Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every four minutes, someone dies of stroke. Stroke...
May 7, 2017 - 6:01pm
May 26, 2013
Do you know the signs of a brain attack?
In recent years, Minnesota has made significant progress in reducing hospitalizations for heart attacks but rates of stroke hospitalizations have remained stubbornly steady. Since 2005, the number of stroke hospitalizations has remained between 11,000 and 12,000 a year, even though...
May 26, 2013 - 2:18pm
Englund completes epic journey to fight stroke
Editor's note: The Echo Press printed a story, "Stroke survivor in for a long run down under," on August 1 that featured former Alexandrian...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Stroke survivor is in for a long run down under
Every 45 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, which accounts for 795,000 victims each year. While anyone can have a stroke, some factors...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
May is National Stroke Awareness Month
Did you know that there are approximately 795,000 strokes that occur each year? One occurs every 40 seconds and takes a life approximately every four minutes. Strokes can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, sex or age. Two million brain cells die every minute during...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
Stroke, osteoporosis screenings offered here
Residents living in and around the Alexandria, Minnesota community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Alexandria Covenant Church will host Life Line Screening on Wednesday, November 2.
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Follow these steps to prevent heart disease, stroke
The Minnesota Diabetes and Heart Health Collaborative (MN-DC) is urging the nearly 230,000 people with diabetes in the state to take steps to prevent heart disease and stroke - the leading killers of people with diabetes. The MN-DC hopes that people with diabetes and health professionals...
July 17, 2010 - 11:36am
June 9, 2010
Concordia president dies after suffering stroke
MOORHEAD - Concordia College President Pamela Jolicoeur died today after suffering a stroke early this morning at her home, according to an email sent out by Ron Offutt, chair of the college's board of regents. "It is with deep regret and profound sadness that I share the news that...
June 9, 2010 - 4:41pm
May 7, 2010
Monitor seniors' health during American Stroke Month
For families with aging loved ones, few serious health risks present the same level of concern as an unexpected stroke. In the U.S., someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; more than 75 percent of these incidents occur in people older than the age of 65. Fortunately, fewer...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 2, 2010
Seniors warned of stroke risks
For families with aging loved ones, very few serious health risks present the same level of concern as an unexpected stroke.
May 2, 2010 - 7:22am
March 19, 2010
Screenings for stroke, vascular problems offered
Stroke Detection Plus will be back with its stroke and vascular screenings in Alexandria on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge Post 3063, located at 526 North Nokomis. Individuals may schedule any single test for $45 each, any three tests for $105, or...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Stroke screenings offered here
Farm Bureau Financial Services will host another Stroke Detection Plus screening in Alexandria. It will take place Monday, February 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Stroke screening offered in Alexandria December 15
Stroke Detection Plus will be screening on Tuesday, December 15 at the Eagles Lodge in Alexandria from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals may schedule any single test for $40 each, any three tests for $100, or a complete wellness profile consisting of all four tests for $120. A two-minute...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Mobile stroke screening offered in Alexandria
Stroke Detection Plus will be screening on Tuesday, October 13 at the Eagles Lodge in Alexandria from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals may schedule any single test for $40 each, any three tests for $100, or a complete wellness profile consisting of all four tests for $120. Farm Bureau...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Stroke and osteoporosis screening coming to Alexandria
Residents living in and around the Alexandria community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Life Line Screening will be conducted at First Baptist Church, 202 7th Avenue East in Alexandria, on Thursday, October 15.
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am