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16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
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Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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October 21, 2015
Vital Living Alexandria is wellness program designed for people 50+
Alexandria is a retirement town. With an older population that’s expected to do nothing but grow, Vital Living Alexandria formed to help people...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
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...
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...
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...
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...
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