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November 16, 2018
Sandy Tubbs was honored in October with the Commissioner’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Health Services. The Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Jan Malcolm, presented her with the award. (Contributed)
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
November 16, 2018 - 6:27am
November 3, 2018
(From left) Becky Misegades, Kathy Dobson and Tim Rice of Lakewood Health System in central Minnesota were part of a small-group discussion at a rural health listening session Tuesday at Alomere Health. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Mental health tops rural health issues
November 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 2, 2018
Look out for deceptive Medicare advertising, offers
November 2, 2018 - 6:25am
On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Mary Krueger, senior coordinator with Douglas County Senior Services, sits down with clients needing information about the changes to Medicare. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Medicare makes big changes: Are you ready?
November 2, 2018 - 5:49am
October 31, 2018
Willliam Myers processes open enrollment requests at the MNsure Contact Center in St. Paul, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019.  Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
October 31, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 23, 2018
Business briefcase
October 23, 2018 - 7:53am
August 10, 2018
Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
August 10, 2018 - 6:06am
June 6, 2018
Dr. Deb Dittberner
New guidelines for cancer screening
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am
May 16, 2018
The unveiling of the Alomere Health name brought smiles to many of the faces outside of Douglas County Hospital Friday morning. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Most on board with new hospital name
May 16, 2018 - 6:01am
May 12, 2018
Lakeland Mental Health Center opened the doors to its new facility at 702 34th Avenue E. in Alexandria this spring. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
New building, more services: Lakeland Mental Health Center moves to new location
May 12, 2018 - 2:23pm
May 11, 2018
The Douglas County Hospital’s new name – Alomere Health – is unveiled at a ceremony near the hospital’s entrance Friday morning. Hospital CEO Carl Vaagenes spoke from the podium while “branding ambassadors” Jason Norheim and Jodi Anderson revealed the new name. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Hospital's new name: Alomere Health
May 11, 2018 - 10:18am
May 4, 2018
Aaron Finley (left) and Allan Fettig are the new owners of Trumm Drug in Alexandria, as well as all the other Trumm locations. They recently purchased the pharmacies from Paul, Greg and Mark Trumm. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A seamless transition: Third-generation owners of Trumm Drug pass the baton
May 4, 2018 - 6:25am
May 1, 2018
Sanford recognized for comprehensive stroke care
May 1, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 7, 2018
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
March 7, 2018 - 9:01am
March 5, 2018
Heartland near top for knee replacement
March 5, 2018 - 10:51am