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Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, May 25
Minn. Legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Baseball: Cards win battle of top section teams in Bemidji
Baseball: Streaks season ends on a walk-off
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls win West Central Conference Championship
Softball: Chargers' experience shines through as B-E advances in winner's bracket
Softball: Hardy tosses shutout, hits game-ending homer in first round of 8AAA playoffs
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
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