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Construction-orange fencing cautions visitors of ongoing repairs to the Douglas County Services Center building in Alexandria. Photo by Crystal Dey.

A park, a trail and a breather for library

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A tiny voice was heard in the background at the March 27 county board meeting. She wasn't presenting before the board, but watched as her father addressed the commissioners. The action they took will surely benefit her in the near future.


Douglas County commissioners heard the request of Millerville Township supervisor Steve Boesl to apply funds toward building a new park in Millerville.

Park Superintendent Al Lieffort supports the project.

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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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