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Proud parents Chad and Pam Molden of Alexandria take pictures and videos of their son Josh Molden, who shared his story Friday as one of the honorary survivors at this year's Relay for Life. Josh and Pam are both cancer survivors. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Relay for Life deemed successful
July 18, 2018 - 12:06pm
July 14, 2018
Cancer survivors at the Douglas County Relay for Life event listen as honorary survivors Josh Molden and Patti Dahlheimer share their stories. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Hope, heat index run high at Relay for Life
July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2018
Cancer survivor honorees Amy Winter (left) and Lori Meissner (right) led the way for the survivor’s lap at the 2017 Relay for Life. (Echo Press file photo)
Relay for Life ranks third in state
July 11, 2018 - 8:15am
Josh Molden
Molden eager to use platform God gave him: Honorary survivor to share cancer story at Relay for Life
July 11, 2018 - 6:17am
July 9, 2018
Honorary survivor Josh Molden of Alexandria helps to put the Relay for Life flags up along Broadway Street in downtown Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Painting the town purple
July 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
July 6, 2018
Patti Dahlheimer of Alexandria, one of this year's Relay for Life honorary survivors, has participated in many Relays in the past. She is a 43-year cervical cancer survivor. (Echo Press file photo)
Her saving grace: Dahlheimer credits husband, doctors for support 43 years ago
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
Dr. Deb Dittberner
New guidelines for cancer screening
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am
April 30, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, addresses the Minnesota State Fire Department Association during its annual meeting in Alexandria Saturday. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
A new way of saving firefighters from cancer -- research
April 30, 2018 - 5:07pm
February 24, 2018
The winner of the Ice Castle fish house was Sanford Olson (second from left). He's shown with Paul Brickweg (owner of Paul’s Small Engine, which donated the prize) and Fishing for the Cure committee co-leads, Nancy Waldorf and Robbie Betterman. (Contributed)
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 3, 2018
Two-year-old Kaidence Sletto, daughter of Adrianna and Kyle Sletto of Brandon, was diagnosed with an acute form of leukemia on Sunday, Dec. 17. She was placed in a medically induced coma and on a ventilator due to a mass on her chest that had been pushing on her lung, restricting her breathing. (Contributed)
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Brandon 2-year-old
January 3, 2018 - 7:08am
December 5, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton responds to a question during a 2015 governor's candidate debate in Moorhead, Minn. File Photo / Forum News Service
Now cancer-free, Dayton encourages screenings for early detection
December 5, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2017
Becky Strand of Alexandria (middle) and Cheryl Schaffran (right) speak with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar about their husbands, Kurt Strand and Jamie Schaffran, who died from cancer. Both men were firefighters. Klobuchar was in Alexandria Wednesday to talk about her bipartisan bill to establish a national cancer registry for firefighters. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 24, 2017
Cancer survivor honorees Amy Winter (left) and Lori Meissner (right) lead the way for the survivor’s lap at the 2017 Relay for Life on Friday, July 14. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
$183,000 raised at Relay for Life
August 24, 2017 - 11:45am
July 26, 2017
Kennedi Hay sells lemonade at a neighbor’s yard sale. The Hays started a lemonade stand to raise money for local families who are also fighting cancer. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)play button
A sweet setup to fight cancer
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
June 9, 2017
In October 2015, at 24 years old, Seth Lardy (right) was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia.  In order to manage the chronic disease, he takes at least 12 medications daily. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
An ongoing battle: Alexandria couple faces form of cancer rare in young adults
June 9, 2017 - 9:04am