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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 22-24
Osakis Festival begins; parade is today
Two injured in motorcycle crash
Three injured when ATV overturns
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Eagles Horseshoe standings
Viking Speedway: Saurer two wins closer to 500-victory milestone
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
Baseball: Nelson, Reisdorf shine in twin bill opener
Baseball: Alex Black holds its own in legion tourney
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
James Michael Rutten
Dennis O. Leaunart
Joy Naree Guenther
Shirley G. Botzet
Gene M. Bachman
Letter to the Editor: Support Life at Conception Act
Letter to the Editor: Frustrated with partisan politics
It's Our Turn: Never fear, time will tell
Letter to the Editor: History of Islam is no pretty picture
Letter to the Editor: Taking babies from mothers
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Put waste in its place: Organics recycling program now available
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
hires and promotions
on the street
March 16, 2018
Visitor restrictions lifted at Douglas County Hospital
The visitor restrictions that were in place at the Douglas County Hospital during an influenza outbreak have been lifted. According to Emma von Felden, infection control officer at the hospital, there has been a drop in reported influenza cases in Minnesota and the West Central region...
March 16, 2018 - 2:36pm
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
Influenza makes the news almost daily. It is serious and it is widespread across the United States. In Minnesota there was an increase in cases in late January, according to the Minnesota Department of Health weekly flu report.
February 16, 2018 - 4:26pm
February 9, 2018
Fighting the flu: This year's influenza outbreak lingers on
A vicious influenza outbreak continues to sweep across Douglas County, impacting school attendance, putting people in the hospital and triggering...
February 9, 2018 - 6:54am
February 5, 2018
Flu cases still up; hospital restrictions remain
Douglas County Hospital continues to see an increased number of influenza cases, and as a precautionary measure for patients and staff, visitor...
February 5, 2018 - 4:05pm
January 2, 2018
Hospital restricts visitors because of flu spike
Douglas County Hospital has seen a recent spike in influenza cases in the region, and as a precautionary measure for patients and staff, the hospital has implemented visitor restrictions. Infection Control Officer Emma von Felden, RN, said, "Only immediate family members should visit...
January 2, 2018 - 9:24am
December 14, 2017
IN THE KNOW: Is the flu for you?
'Tis the season for gathering together with family and friends to celebrate the holidays and spend time reflecting on the year that was. If you haven't had your flu shot yet, you are potentially bringing an unwanted guest to your celebrations — influenza.
December 14, 2017 - 3:24pm
Visitor restrictions lifted at hospital
Visitor restrictions due to influenza have been lifted at the Douglas County Hospital. There has been a drop in reported influenza cases in the west central region and according to the Minnesota Department of Health, the influenza season is now over. The hospital will continue to...
April 14, 2017 - 9:29am
February 17, 2017
Flu outbreak causes hospital to restrict visitors
Douglas County Hospital has seen a recent spike in influenza cases in the region and as a precautionary measure for patients and staff, it has implemented visitor restrictions. Only immediate family members should visit patients only if it is necessary. Visitors should be free from...
February 17, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 8, 2017
Flu bug spreading in Minnesota
Flu activity is on the rise in Minnesota. After a relatively quiet start to the flu season, statistics from the Minnesota Department of Health show a climb in recent weeks and that it is now widespread in Minnesota. "This is the time of year when it's going to increase," said Doreen...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00am
January 11, 2017
Not too late to get a flu shot
Flu activity is increasing in the state, and health officials are reminding all Minnesotans that even in mid-winter it's not too late to get their flu shot. The flu season can last through April, so getting a flu vaccine can provide protection for the rest of the season. Health officials...
January 11, 2017 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
'Tis the season to fend off colds and flu
The holidays are just around the corner, and for many parents, all they want for Christmas is for the cold and flu bugs to stay away. The Horizon Public Health team, which serves Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties, recommends the following best practices to keep families...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
November 9, 2016
Take your best shot
Flu season is here, and Horizon Public Health reminds families to have their children vaccinated against the flu. Local health care providers in Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties provide free flu vaccines for qualifying children through Child and Teen Checkups. ...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
October 5, 2016
No more easy-peasy sniffers: Nasal flu vaccinations eliminated this year
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — That easy, no-poke, no fear flu shot that kids and parents have come to love is just not cutting it and will not...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
April 30, 2015
House OKs first part of turkey flu fiscal aid
By Don Davis, Forum News Service
April 30, 2015 - 7:53am
January 15, 2015
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Flu and norovirus cases increased last year just as the Ebola scare eased in Minnesota, creating...
January 15, 2015 - 8:41am