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Celebrating butter in Millerville
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AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
Marty, candidate for governor, to be at fair
State Senator John Marty, a DFL candidate for governor, will visit the DFL booth at the Douglas County Fair this Friday, August 21, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Following his stop at the Douglas County Fair, Senator Marty will be heading to the Pope County DFL picnic and fundraiser in Glenwood....
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Meeting - Douglas County Commissioners Regular Meeting August 11
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 11 9:00 a.m. - Call to order; approve agenda, approve July 28 minutes 9:00 a.m. - Tom Reddick, auditor-treasurer's office 1. Bills 2. Gambling permits 9:05 a.m. - Chuck Nettestad, UCAN, and Susan Keehn, Someplace Safe 1....
August 7, 2009 - 12:01am
June 24, 2009
Rain postpones Relay for Life in Pope County
Although the Pope County Relay for Life event was postponed due to the heavy rain and localized flooding Friday night, it did not dampen the spirits of people fighting cancer in Pope County. Plans are under way to hold some sort of relay in the near future and will be announced as...
June 24, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Alexandria man injured in Todd County crash
An Alexandria man and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle accident near Browerville Friday night. The crash happened in Burleene Township in Todd County at about 7:30 p.m. Lorie and Punk Marcyes of Long Prairie were northbound on 115th Avenue when their 1998 Buick collided...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Meeting - Douglas County Commissioners June 9
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING JUNE 9 9:00 a.m. - Call to order; approve agenda, approve May 26 minutes 9:05 a.m. - Appoint manager to Sauk River Watershed District Board 9:10 a.m. - Keith Albertsen, assessor 1. Local Board of Equalization update 2. County Board...
June 5, 2009 - 2:00am
May 29, 2009
Douglas County organizations receive the gift of paint
It's amazing what a gallon of paint can do to spruce up a room.
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 27, 2009
Osakis boys second in QCC golf meet
The Osakis boys' golf team took second place at the Quad County event at Thumper Pond in Henning on May 12. The Silverstreaks shot a team score of 377, 32 shots behind Ortonville for first place. Troy Asseln led the way for Osakis with a 91, while Todd Gilsrud and Cody Duguay both...
May 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Law enforcement project progresses
At Tuesday's regular board meeting, Douglas County commissioners were kept busy. Not only did they listen to and approve agenda items from Auditor/Treasurer Tom Reddick, Public Works Director Dave Robley, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen and Land and Resource Management Director...
May 15, 2009 - 12:05am
A road less traveled
Work on County Road 42 kicked into high gear this week. Access to homes and businesses along the road, including Bug-A-Boo Bay (above), will...
May 15, 2009 - 12:05am
May 13, 2009
Eight lakes in Pope County targeted
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has initiated a project entitled the "Pope County 8 Lake TMDL Study." The lakes identified in this project are Ann, Emily, Gilcrest, Leven, Malmedahl, Pelican, Reno and Strandness. These lakes have been identified as not meeting water quality...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Renowned author to speak at local events
The Douglas County Friends of the Library will host two separate events with award-winning author Mary Casanova on Thursday, May 14 at the meeting room of the Douglas County Library. An American Girl Doll Party will be held at 5:30 p.m. Casanova, author of two American Girl novels...
May 8, 2009 - 1:06pm