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Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
Songs for the season (w/video)
Fergus Falls man gets 12 years for murdering nephew
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Monday, December 22
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Carl Kremer, 67
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Rollin' into spring at Grand Arbor
A new bike program at Grand Arbor's Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 11, 2012
Klobuchar: Employer wellness programs can cut sick leave 25 percent
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar highlighted the benefits of employer wellness initiatives this week and said these programs are key to maintaining American businesses' competitive edge in the global economy. In a speech at the Employer Wellness Congress, Klobuchar said that a healthy...
February 11, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 26, 2012
First-ever Wellness Expo comes to St, Cloud February 4
The Central Minnesota Wellness Expo is scheduled for 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. This all-new event will be held at the River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. Admission is free and open to the public. The Expo will feature local experts exhibiting and speaking on a variety...
news / region
January 26, 2012 - 2:57pm
September 20, 2011
St. Cloud VA to host 'Personal Safety for Women' event
The Women Veterans Program at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System will host the Fourth Annual Women Veterans Health and Wellness Day on September 27. The event celebrates women Veterans and their military service by emphasizing healthy lifestyles and medical care...
news / region
September 20, 2011 - 10:40am
May 21, 2011
Seniors urged to connect with pharmacists to increase wellness, medication knowledge
During Older Americans Month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages America's seniors to connect with their pharmacist to gain better knowledge of the medications they are taking and available wellness opportunities. As the most accessible health care provider and...
May 21, 2011 - 11:49am
November 5, 2010
Nelson Wellness Center introduces 'SilverSneakers' programming
SilverSneakers programming is now available at the Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria for Medicare-eligible members of participating health plans. Involvement in the program is free for qualifying members with no minimum monthly visits required. Interested individuals are encouraged...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
County gets feedback on wellness issues
Did you know that nearly half of Douglas County employees live within walking or biking distance to their worksites? And did you know that very few have ever walked or biked to work? Douglas County Public Health Director Sandy Tubbs, along with two public health educators, Crystal...
food / news
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
New club serves up nutrition
Let's Shake, a nutrition club focusing on health and wellness, recently opened at 503 Hawthorne Street, Suite 121, in Alexandria. Its exclusive blend of plant-based nutrients support cell function and promote good health, according to owners Mona Schultz and Laurie Gross. The club...
business / food / New Business
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
YOGAjoy offers laughter session
YOGAjoy LLC, in partnership with Nelson Wellness Center, is bringing back to Alexandria guest instructor Mary Margaret Anderson, certified Laughter Yoga instructor from Yogastudio in Plymouth. Last year's "laughter session" was so well received that the sponsors have arranged another...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Nelson Wellness Center participates in national Parkinson's case study
The Barrows Neurological Institute, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is conducting a national case study to learn of the effects caused by stress, anxiety and spirituality in individuals living with Parkinson's disease. The Nelson Wellness Center will serve as a satellite study site and...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
New kids' camp promotes wellness
Today, kids' lives are full ... sometimes too full, which can make for a lot of pressure. A bustling life with busy parents, school demands, lessons, competitive sports, video games and malls can add up to stress, even for young children. Time to relax and unwind can be hard to ...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am