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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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