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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
August 28, 2009
Stroke Detection Plus to offer screenings here
Stroke Detection Plus, a mobile vascular screening company, will be at the Alexandria Eagles Lodge at 526 North Nokomis Street on Monday, August 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The screenings help identify those who are at a high risk for stroke, vascular disease and osteoporosi...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am