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The Douglas County Library will be closed on Saturday, October 6.
Wednesday, September, 26, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
There may be a few bumps in the road if you plan on traveling in Douglas County this summer – but plans are in place to smooth them out for future road trips.
Wednesday, June, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County.
Friday, June, 08, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
Douglas County Commissioners updated on land values, highway projects and regional services.
Monday, February, 18, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Another round of musical political chairs: The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has added two new members for 2013. The shift has altered committee assignments and new leaders have been appointed.
Thursday, January, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Permit applications, donations, and bid contracts rounded out a fairly routine Douglas County board meeting on May 14. Inquiries from a first-term commissioner added a few points.
Wednesday, May, 22, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
In midsummer with fall quickly approaching, Douglas County commissioners have already begun reviewing the 2013 budget.
Wednesday, August, 15, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County.
Wednesday, October, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
An Annandale man fell approximately 20 feet from a bucket lift in the Douglas County Hospital parking lot Friday afternoon. He was transported to the emergency room to be treated for injuries.
Saturday, May, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Asking for help is frustrating, especially when you aren’t speaking the same language – literally. Douglas County Social Services recognizes this hurdle with a limited English proficiency component added to the 2013 Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Spanish has been identified as the non-English language most likely to be spoken in Douglas County.
Thursday, March, 28, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Primary elections will be held in Douglas County on Tuesday, August 14. Three commissioner districts, 2, 3 and 4 will be on the ballot.
Wednesday, August, 08, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County Commissioners took a virtual leap into the county’s future on Tuesday at their county board meeting in Alexandria.
Wednesday, February, 13, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Medical mergers continue in Douglas County. First, Broadway Medical Center and Sanford Health officially merged to become Sanford Health Broadway Clinic in January. Now, Douglas County Hospital (DCH) and Alexandria Clinic have entered into a partnership.
Monday, June, 04, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Wow, what a fair! Picture-perfect, sunny weather – not too hot, not too cold – helped boost attendance to the Douglas County Fair.
Tuesday, August, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County commissioners approve new hires and remember Library Director. Douglas County Social Services is preparing for what could be an influx in Medical Assistance cases come January 2014. An estimated 1,500 people could be added to the department’s case load since the federal Affordable Care Act passed the House and Senate quicker than anticipated.
Wednesday, February, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Farmers in Douglas County are ready to reap this year’s harvest. But first they took an afternoon to celebrate the 5th annual Plot Day hosted by the Douglas County Corn and Soybean Growers at Pioneer Park in Brandon. The gathering was held on the last Monday in August.
Friday, September, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
If economic recovery can be measured by an increase in housing additions, we’re feeling much better. Douglas County collected $219,057 in permit fees for 2012; 11 percent more than in 2011. In fact, all but one category saw an increase. Preliminary plats are still lower in comparison with the five-year average.
Wednesday, April, 24, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County commissioners may be rolling the dice with an unconventional request for proposals (RFP) pertaining to the county’s audit arrangement.
Monday, June, 18, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office staff will all be under one roof for the first time since the summer of 2011. 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.
Friday, January, 25, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The public is invited to enjoy yoga at Brophy Park, take a bicycle training course, walk through the Silk Stocking District or learn about the Bucket Brigade.
Wednesday, April, 03, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life