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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 6, 2017
Foreclosures down, home sale prices up in 2016
There are positives signs in the Douglas County housing market, with foreclosures continuing to decline and average sales prices rising. In...
June 6, 2017 - 6:35pm
May 16, 2017
$146,171 error caught on Knute Nelson’s taxes
A significant error was recently discovered regarding the property tax statement for Knute Nelson Senior Living, a Grand Arbor project. The...
May 16, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 12, 2017
County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails
The biking and hiking trails proposed at Lake Brophy Park got a $60,000 boost thanks in part to Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved an agreement from the Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health for a combined...
April 12, 2017 - 7:53am
March 24, 2017
Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
A Douglas County landowner has ensured that a wetland area he owns will be preserved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Fish and Wildlife Service recently secured a 34 acre plot in Orange Township near Burr Oak Road SE south of Interstate 94 from the Jerry D. Kuhlman Living...
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
February 22, 2017
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
The town of Evansville will pay more for law enforcement services from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office this year. Douglas County commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract between the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the city of Evansville for law enforcement services.
February 22, 2017 - 3:12pm
January 20, 2017
Need for additional part-time position questioned
Hiring part-time staff, planning meetings, approving final plats and hearing about County Ditch 10 were just some of the topics on the agenda at Tuesday's regular Douglas County board meeting. Here's a look at some of the action taken by the commissioners. Public Works
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
County swears in two new commissioners
Two newcomers joined the Douglas County Commissioners at their first meeting of the new year. Commissioner Keith Englund and Commissioner Jerry Rapp were sworn in during the ceremonial oath of office by Douglas County District Court Judge Ann Carrott during Tuesday's organizational...
January 6, 2017 - 7:00am
December 23, 2016
Bales, Johnson honored for years of service
Conditional use permits, grants, donations, underpasses and more were topics of discussion at Tuesday's Douglas County Board of Commissioners...
December 23, 2016 - 11:00am
December 7, 2016
Tennessee Roadhouse taxes paid off
The owners of the Tennessee Roadhouse restaurant, Kevin and Connie Lee Cunningham, made good with Douglas County. On Nov. 28, the Cunninghams...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Election costs Douglas County 158 hours of OT
Douglas County employees worked an estimated 158 hours of overtime in connection with the Nov. 8 election, with temporary staff adding an estimated 251 election-related hours . Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow provided an update on last week's election at Tuesday's Douglas County Board...
November 18, 2016 - 7:00am
November 11, 2016
Englund, Rapp elected to county board
Two newcomers — Keith Englund and Jerry Rapp — will join the Douglas County Board in January, taking over for long-time commissioners...
November 11, 2016 - 9:12am
November 4, 2016
County to roll out timekeeping system in three phases
At an initial cost of more than $18,000, a much-discussed timekeeping management system was approved by the Douglas County commissioners at...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 7, 2016
Sheriff says timekeeping policy 'doesn't work'
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen has issues with a new timekeeping system recently approved by the county and he shared his concerns with...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
County board highlights
Plenty of action items were approved during the three-hour Douglas County board meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4. Here's a look at some of the approved items: • Advertising to fill two open positions on the Douglas County Library Board. • Publishing a summary of the Tobacco Ordinance...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
Albertsen reappointed as county assessor
Long-time County Assessor Keith Albertsen will remain in his position for another term. At the Tuesday, Sept. 6 Douglas County Board meeting,...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am