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Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
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
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Donna Mae Lunemann
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
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June 14, 2018
Antibiotics for 38,000
Sandy Tubbs took a phone call last week from an epidemiologist, who said an infectious disease in Douglas County had been identified. Tubbs,...
June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
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
April 28, 2018
Smile Drive a success
More than 800 dental hygiene products were donated to Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf last week. The items, including 137 tubes of toothpaste,...
April 28, 2018 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2018
Central Minn. woman first patient in clinical trial to help people with spinal cord injuries
CROSSLAKE, Minn.—Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist...
March 8, 2018 - 1:33pm
March 7, 2018
Keys to living longer: Eat less sugar, find purpose
Ten years ago, when experts were looking for a Minnesota city to turn into a center of health and longevity, for free, Alexandria couldn't quite drum up the interest. "Sometimes you need a crisis to get people organized behind an idea," said Sandy Tubbs, administrator of Horizon Public...
March 7, 2018 - 1:37pm
February 26, 2018
Weight loss group to host speaker
The Amazing Journeys Together support group in Alexandria will hear from a marriage and family therapist who specializes in nutrition. That’s in keeping with the group’s mission to help those seeking to lose weight through surgery or lifestyle changes, and encourage families...
February 26, 2018 - 6:00am
February 22, 2018
Douglas County Hospital patient died from medication error
Douglas County Hospital had the only fatal medication error in the state between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report...
February 22, 2018 - 12:56pm
January 17, 2018
Red Cross calls blood supply 'critically short'
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, 206 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The Red Cross says bad weather has forced cancellations of more than 150 blood drives, leaving it "critically short" of blood....
January 17, 2018 - 12:05pm
November 9, 2017
Wadena veteran gets dream vacation while battling ALS
WADENA, Minn. — Meet Air Force veteran Joe Hundeby and you can't helped but be impressed by his positive attitude. "You can choose to be...
November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
November 8, 2017
Minnesota calls attention to safe sleeping practices for infants
DULUTH — Before Sarah Grenberg gave birth to her first child, she learned that the image of a sleeping infant in a sea of blankets, stuffed...
November 8, 2017 - 7:43pm
November 5, 2017
UCC hosts night of spaghetti, auction and bake sale Fancy getting a homemade pie every month? Or a special Italian dinner? These are two items up for auction when the First Congregational UCC hosts its traditional spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9....
November 5, 2017 - 2:40pm
Alexandria church sends team to Houston
Seven volunteers from Alexandria's Church for the Harvest went to Houston to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey, and the church might send...
November 5, 2017 - 12:42pm
October 28, 2017
Iconoclastic pastor comes to Alexandria An ordained Lutheran pastor whose boat-rocking ways have landed her on all sorts of national media will...
October 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 14, 2017
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Not long ago, I was getting into my car at the gas station when a toddler from the car next to me gave me an exuberant wave and a "Hi!" as his mom lifted him out of his car seat. His wave brought an instant smile to my face as I waved back. It was the type of greeting you might give...
October 14, 2017 - 4:37pm
October 13, 2017
Shoebox gift recipient to speak The Unity Foundation will feature a past recipient of an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift at its monthly...
October 13, 2017 - 7:31am