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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
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
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
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
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