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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 21, 2016
It's up to the voters
Even though voters will have the final say, the topic of whether or not to appoint or elect the auditor/treasurer and the recorder was a hot...
October 21, 2016 - 6:00am
Commissioner Bales appointed to national committee
Glen Whitley, president of the National Association of Counties, has re-appointed Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales to the National Committee of Programs and Services. The Douglas County Board also approved Bales to serve on this committee this year. The purpose of the committee...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Letter - Thanks to those protecting our lakes
To the editor: We are extremely fortunate to have the energetic, concerned folks who are with the Douglas County Lakes Association and all the lake associations in the county. These folks work hard to protect our waters - our most valuable asset. They ware watchdogs for the lakes...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Letter - ATCC is growing stronger than ever
To the editor: Alexandria Technical and Community College is celebrating a half-century of service. Congratulations to those who had the foresight to get the college here, and to all those who have contributed to its success these 50 years. The celebration luncheon was very nice...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Bales receives award for health services work
Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Sanne Magnan presented a plaque to Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales on December 11 in recognition of...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Commentary - Why rush to build new?
By Bev Bales, Douglas County commissioner, Carlos, MN There has been lots of information floating around about the Law Enforcement Center. I'd like to clarify some of the information being spread. The Law Enforcement Center built in the 1930s is more than three decades newer than...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Letter - Hats off to county public works
To the editor: They didn't ask to move, they didn't have to move, but they did so to accommodate the jail taking their building. When we weren't allowed to put the new jail at the fairgrounds, we were requested by law enforcement to put the jail where the Public Works building was. The...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Letter - Remember county employees
To the editor: Everybody in our culture has their own week to celebrate. County government is about to have its week. May 3-9 is County Government Week across the USA. I would hope that all residents of Douglas County would help celebrate it. We have super employees and I want...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Letter - You can make a difference
To the editor: You can make a difference! You've often heard these remarks: "My input doesn't mean anything." "My vote doesn't count." "I'm only one person, so I can't have any influence." Don't believe it. You can make a difference.
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
County board primary winners: Johnson, Nagle, Bales and Callaghan
Douglas County commissioners Jerry Johnson and Bev Bales both posted victories in Tuesday's primary elections. Johnson will face Dennis Nagle in the November general election in District 1 and Bales will go up against Jeff Callaghan in District 3. Here are the candidates and the...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Callaghan to run for county board
Voters in Douglas County Commissioner District 3 will have a decision to make this fall. Jeff Callaghan has announced to the Echo Press that he will file for commissioner in District 3 - the position currently held by Bev Bales, who also intends to run for another term. The filing...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am