You see them from time to time, walking along the ditches, picking up trash and stuffing the junk into garbage bags that will be picked up later.
But do you appreciate just how much of a difference these “Adopt a Highway” volunteers are making?
After one of the slowest starts in history, the fishing season in Douglas County is warming up.
Although ice on the lakes on opening day kept many anglers away, water temperatures are rising and fishing is getting better.
The number of people who have died in motor vehicle crashes in Minnesota has topped 100 this year.
At this rate, the Department of Public Safety projects that there will be around 400 killed by the end of year.
Multiple sclerosis stops people from moving.
Douglas County residents can play a part to make sure it doesn’t.
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold “Walk MS: Alexandria” on Sunday, May 5.
Douglas County is very fortunate to have a solid base of large, local manufacturing companies that provide jobs, add to the area’s reputation as a vibrant regional hub and support many local causes and organizations.
Thumbs Down: We’ve received several complaints from drivers this past winter and after the recent snowstorms about the condition of County Road 82 East, which used to be known as Highway 27 East between Alexandria and Osakis.
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