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Out and About: Osakis Festival (with video)
Construction codes licensing fees reduced
Motorcycle fatalities on the rise
Great showing at Awake the Lakes Ribfest
Old TVs, computers are gone in a flash
Legion goes 2-3 at home tourney
Alex Legion splits at Detroit Lakes
Alex closes season's first-half with offensive clinic
Hartmann reflects on 22 years
Osakis hosts 35th Lions Walleye Tourney
Annual tour features garden beauty
How will you celebrate the Fourth?
Music in the Gardens features Americana music
Take a Master Gardeners bus tour
Kortni Botzet 5K set for July 11
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 14, 2015
Low-profile lurking mystery snails are in local lakes
Eagles Point access to close on Minnewaska
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Debra Piekarski, 61
Richard Schoeneck, 49
Artie Ommen, 90
Gary Becker, 59
Harold Becher, 87
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let money doom your relationship
Observations from the archives, 1965: Alexandria Rotary sponsors new Glenwood club
In the Know: What’s with all the purple in town?
Sign up now for Senior Center Fun Run
Basics of supply and demand drive job market
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
Partially hydrogenated oils to phase out of food
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Dr. Alan Quam DDS practice changes hands
Alexandria ranked 10th best place to start a business
Business legal advice available
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 29, 2010
1032002 Foreclosure - Syverson-Pollock
Foreclosure Sale Publish January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 2010 NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OB-TAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA-TION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2009
Moving? Keep in touch with your Social Security benefits
If you've recently moved to a new address, chances are some of your former neighbors and friends from the community asked you to be sure to keep in touch. If you receive Social Security benefits, we'd like you to keep in touch, too. In fact, you need to let us know about your new...
life / senior
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Disabled? Social Security can help
Social Security pays benefits to people with disabilities through the Social Security disability insurance program, which is covered by Social Security taxes. If you qualify, you can receive a monthly disability benefit from Social Security for as long as your disability keeps you...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Financial planning for the 'under 35' crowd
Financial planning is not just for people nearing retirement. In fact, it's a good idea to begin planning for a comfortable and secure retirement when you're young. That's why Social Security has a new financial planning tool especially for the 25 to 35 crowd. It's a special mailer...
life / senior
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Tools can help you decide when to retire
These days, everyone is taking a new look at their finances - and no one is looking more closely than the millions of baby boomers who are nearing retirement age. While some boomers expected to retire at one of the traditional milestones, such as age 62, the current economy is forcing...
life / senior
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
July 31, 2009
Retirement estimator is helpful tool
It's been only a year since Social Security's Retirement Estimator went online, but you'd never know it based on the praise it continues to receive from users. It was rated the best online service in government by the University of Michigan's American Customer Satisfaction Index...
life / senior
July 31, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
They've served us, let us serve them
It's customary to honor the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day -especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. May also is National Military Appreciation Month, a great time to let members of the military know how much we value what they...
columns / life
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
New initiative will speed up process
In March, Social Security became the first government agency to use the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). This initiative will cut the time it takes Social Security to get medical records - from weeks or months to only minutes - for people who apply for disability be...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Socail Security's online services are best in government
It's always nice to be considered the best in the business - and even better when the judges are members of the public we serve. Social Security is proud that the American public has put our online services at the top of the list again. In the most recent survey of e-Government...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am