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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has gotten a facelift, beginning with the building's entrance. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)

No place like home: Douglas County Sheriff's Office opens doors at permanent location

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Welcome to the new, long-awaited, Douglas County Sheriff's Office. County residents were greeted by sheriff's office staff as they hurried through the front doors and stomped snow off of their feet before emerging into the redesigned lobby.


An estimated 100 people attended the open house held Tuesday, January 22 for the public to view improvements to the old school building on 7th Avenue West in Alexandria.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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