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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
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....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
4-H holds county competition
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
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
November 5, 2018
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — Kathy Evavold has heard the rumors and they make her angry and hurt. Kathy, 59, is the widow of Leland “Lee” Evavold,...
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
November 3, 2018
Mental health tops rural health issues
There are fewer physicians per capita in west-central Minnesota than the state average, they are older and closer to leaving their jobs, and...
November 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: No leverage to improve mental health system
To the editor: In considering how to improve the mental health system, the question that needs to be asked is, "Who should be responsible?" If no one is responsible, no one can be blamed; consequently there is no leverage to improve the system. Before 1963, the responsibility for...
October 27, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
Regional centers for mental health needed
Chris Uchello was completing his law degree at the University of Mississippi when complications from diabetes brought him to Minnesota to receive...
October 17, 2018 - 10:18am
LETTER: Learn more about mental illness
To the editor: May is Mental Health Month. Mental illness has many faces. I would challenge you to reach out to your family, friends, neighbors. Chances are someone in that circle deals with a mental illness on a daily basis. It is human nature to make light of this subject when...
May 17, 2018 - 9:58am
May 16, 2018
Worth the fight: Goodwin shares story of battle with mental illness
Karen Goodwin received an unusual Christmas gift in December 2012. Many people would not have viewed it as a gift at all. But she did. On that...
May 16, 2018 - 1:13pm
May 12, 2018
New building, more services: Lakeland Mental Health Center moves to new location
Nestled on a nearly 10.5-acre secluded lot, the new Lakeland Mental Health Center has opened its doors on a new 10,600-square-foot building....
May 12, 2018 - 2:23pm
April 18, 2018
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
Getting help for those facing a mental health crisis is a problem in Douglas County. There have been situations when an individual suffers a mental break that is so severe it leads to suicidal thoughts, auditory hallucinations, threats against others and violent behavior, yet there...
April 18, 2018 - 1:44pm
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
Preparing all of our students academically for success in the future is our goal. Safeguarding students' mental health and wellness is integral to fulfilling that goal. The mental health of our students allows them to establish and maintain healthy relationships, make good life choices,...
April 18, 2018 - 7:49am
December 30, 2017
LETTER: More help needed to address mental health
To the editor: I would like to give a large kudos for learning more about metal health issues to the law enforcement officials of Alexandria — thank you! However, we have a huge lack of facilities and professionals in rural areas, including Alexandria. I've been in the system...
December 30, 2017 - 5:37pm
LETTER: Rural mental health care must not be overlooked
To the editor: The challenges that try rural communities in nearly all aspects of health care — greater travel distances, fewer providers, heightened health concerns, lower incomes — also stand in the way of the delivery of behavioral and mental health care services. While...
November 30, 2017 - 11:55am
September 18, 2013
Fashion show being held to increase mental health awareness
The public is invited to attend a fashion show on Friday, October 4 at 4:30 p.m. at Viking Plaza in Alexandria. The show is free. Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) fashion and marketing students, KXRA Broadcasting, and Viking Plaza are coming together to increase awareness...
September 18, 2013 - 6:37am
May 8, 2013
Take a walk for Mental Health Month
The public is invited to join a walk on Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at Big Ole in Alexandria to celebrate Mental Health Month. Participants will walk to City Hall and then return to Big Ole. They will also receive a free T-shirt. Water will be provided during the walk, and cookies...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Mental health first aid course offered
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free mental health first aid training course May 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Glenwood State Bank, 2221 South Broadway, Alexandria. Participants should bring a lunch. They will receive a course manual and certificate...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Speakers on recovery from mental illness to present in Long Prairie
In Our Own Voice (IOOV), a free public education program featuring two speakers sharing their compelling personal stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, will be offered in Long Prairie on May 9, at 1 p.m., at Todd Co. Health and Human Services, 212 2nd Avenue...
April 27, 2013 - 2:57pm