HEALTH OUT LOUD! Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes.
Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ... Posted on 5/7/13 at 3:40 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE he sez...she sez: NEW RULE! Dogs & Dishes
Amy:There are rules at our house. Basic things really: Pull the shower curtain closed when youre done so it doesnt dry all stuck together and the next person (me) doesnt have to struggle to pull the... Posted on 3/8/13 at 12:26 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Sunday open house marks 20th anniversary of Rydell Refuge
Rydell National Wildlife Refuge in Polk County will be celebrating its 20th anniversary Sunday with an open house at the refuge visitor center.
The event, which also includes a Rydell Refuge reunion,... Posted on 8/8/12 at 7:00 AM
Development of a new Douglas County Parks and Trails Plan is well under way, but there’s still time to have your say.
The plan is a blueprint for the county’s parks, open spaces, trails and bikeways over the next 25 years.
In what might have been the shortest tax hearing in Douglas County history, commissioners passed both the levy and budget for 2013. About a dozen people, mostly department heads, attended the half-hour meeting at Public Works on the evening of December 12.
They fought the law and the law won. A small victory was scored for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting.
Sheriff Troy Wolbersen was granted permission to retain one of his deputies until construction of the law enforcement center in Alexandria is completed.
Douglas County residents will have a little less of a tax bite to swallow next year than other communities in Minnesota.
That’s according to proposed property tax levies that local governments are pursuing.
Two challengers defeated incumbents in Douglas County commissioner races Tuesday.
In District 2, Jim Stratton edged Norm Salto by a margin of 2,109 to 1,867, and in District 4, Charlie Meyer prevailed over Paul C. Anderson, 2,157 to 1,697.
The incumbents in the three other commissioner districts were re-elected.
Sauk River Watershed District presents annual report to Douglas County commissioners.
A 10-year comprehensive plan with more than 200 projects on the waiting list dominated discussion of the Sauk River Watershed District (SRWD) presentation at a recent Douglas County commissioners’ meeting.
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