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Light Up the Night!
House in Evansville catches fire
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Cards continue their climb
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 8, 2014
Douglas County helping Pope's land department
Douglas County is offering assistance to its neighbor to the south. Beginning August 11, Douglas County Land and Resource Management Director Dave Rush will provide temporary administrative duties for Pope County’s planning and zoning services. Pope County is currently searching...
news / government
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Counties work together on emergency radio system
A new regional radio "logger" system that will record law enforcement and other emergency radio traffic and 911 calls in a 10-county area will be housed at the Kandiyohi County dispatch center in Willmar and the Meeker County Sheriff's Office in Litchfield. The system is another...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
November 30, 2010
Dayton claims more votes as recount proceeds
ST. PAUL -- Nearly 70 counties have finished recounting votes in the Minnesota governor race, with Mark Dayton's camp claiming he picked up 177 votes in the first day. Monday night's unofficial secretary of state tally showed that the Democratic hopeful had gained 24 votes on Republican...
November 30, 2010 - 2:38pm
February 11, 2009
United Way seeking volunteers for allocation process
One of the most important things that United Way does each year is to determine agency funding. Douglas and Pope County residents are invited to be a part of this annual allocation process. United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' Board of Directors has been in the process of revamping...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Radon in your home - the silent killer
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Douglas and Pope Counties Environmental Health. What is the most deadly silent killer in the home? Most people would respond to this question by pointing to carbon monoxide since tragic carbon monoxide death captures headlines....
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Public health may take on expanded role
With health care costs rising, Douglas County is considering combining its public health department with some of its neighbors. County commissioners recently discussed a proposal to create a four-county cooperative that would join Douglas to the existing partnership of Stevens, Traverse...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Local Red Cross expands mission
Big changes have taken place with the Red Cross in Douglas County. The biggest is the addition of two counties - Grant and Traverse - to the area serviced by the local chapter of the Red Cross. Another change is the name - pending approval from the American Red Cross. Previously...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Farm Bureau adds counties to Web site
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) recently added individual county Web pages to its Web site www.fbmn.org . Each county Web page features valuable information for members, potential members and daily agriculture news stories. Web site visitors can find information about...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am