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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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May 16, 2012
Spirited debate over alcohol
A few new options may await vacationers looking to enjoy a drink this tourist season. Douglas County commissioners approved two liquor-licensing requests. A public hearing was held on May 8 during the commissioner's meeting for Viking Bay Resort and Lodge on Lake Miltona to carry...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
County cracks down on welfare fraud
Thinking of rounding that number up or down on your application for assistance? You may want to reconsider. Douglas County commissioners were presented with an annual welfare fraud prevention report at the Tuesday, April 24 meeting. Brenda Becker is a fraud prevention investigator...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Public invited to discuss county-wide funding
The boards of directors of the Lakes Area Economic Development Commission and Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission invite citizens and non-resident business owners of Douglas County to a series of public meetings. The meetings will focus on the expansion of the Lakes Area...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
New maps carve up county
Minnesota's newly drawn legislative districts is likely to draw a common reaction in Douglas County: What?! The lines had been simple befor...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Signs of spring pop up
Douglas County commissioners started plans for spring and summer projects at their Tuesday meeting. A three-year aerial photography contract was awarded to Pictometry to photograph Douglas County this spring. The county's Land Records Management Committee recommended Douglas County...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
1283865 Public Notice - Douglas County Board of Adjustment and Planning
Public Notice Publish July 15, 2011 The Douglas County Planning Advisory Commission/Board of Adjustment meetings are held in the Douglas County Commissioners room located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Avenue West, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308. DOUGLAS...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
April 1, 2011
1230220 Public Notice - Planning Advisory Meeting April 12
County Meetings Publish April 1, 2011 The Douglas County Planning Advisory Commission/Board of Adjustment meetings are held in the Douglas County Commissioners room located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Avenue West, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308. DOUGLAS...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
City OKs county's plan for courthouse
The Douglas County Board's plan to remodel the courthouse received a green light from the Alexandria City Council Monday night. The council approved a preliminary planned unit development, a zoning district amendment and a conditional use permit for the work. The project will expand...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Meeting - Douglas County Commissioners meet January 12
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 12 9:00 a.m. - Call to order; approve agenda; approve minutes from December 15 and 22 9:00 a.m. - Jail medical services 9:05 a.m. - Tom Reddick, auditor-treasurer 1. Bills 2. Gambling permit 9:10 a.m. - Dave Robley, Public...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
Fight against zebra mussels deepens
The Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) is taking another step in its prevention efforts to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels. The association, according to Bonnie Huettl, a member of the DCLA, is planning to submit three grants to the Department...
January 6, 2010 - 12:05am
November 8, 2009
Panther girls will make first trip to state
The Parkers Prairie volleyball team will be heading to their first state tournament. The Panthers, Section 6A-South champions, took on Norman County East, the winner in 6A-North on Saturday night at the University of Minnesota-Morris, winning 3-1. Parkers Prairie, who defeated Brandon-Evansville...
November 8, 2009 - 7:39am
October 23, 2009
Runner up finishes for Cardinal runners
In the closest competition in recent years, the Cardinal cross country teams both finished second at the Central Lakes Conference championships...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Deadline for late tax filers nears: October 15 is the last day to file without penalties
The October 15 deadline is fast approaching for millions of taxpayers who requested a six-month extension to file their 2008 tax returns. It's also the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with assets in previously undisclosed offshore financial accounts. In most...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Property tax deadline nears
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer Tom Reddick issues a reminder to property owners that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Thursday, October 15. To avoid a penalty, envelopes must be postmarked by October 15. Payments may also be made in person until 4:30 p.m....
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Fair swings into action
Kiersten Sabolik, along with her brothers J.J. and Brady, cleaned up their calf entry before judging began on Thursday and Friday at the Douglas...
August 21, 2009 - 12:05am