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Douglas County

August 17, 2017
Jim Stratton
County commission salaries increase $1,000
August 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
July 18, 2017
Eurasian watermilfoil has been located in three different lakes in Douglas County - Oscar, L'Homme Dieu and most recently, Victoria. (Contributed)
Eurasian watermilfoil found in Lake Victoria
July 18, 2017 - 5:07pm
June 30, 2017
County Road 12 bid approved
June 30, 2017 - 8:21am
June 21, 2017
Signs were posted this week along County Roads 46 and 23 southeast of Alexandria in advance of a roundabout project that's starting Monday. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Work to begin on new roundabout
June 21, 2017 - 4:20pm
June 7, 2017
Roadwork begins on County Road 22
June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
June 6, 2017
Foreclosures down, home sale prices up in 2016
June 6, 2017 - 6:35pm
May 17, 2017
SunOpta is asking a tax court to lower its property valuation and tax bill on two of its location in Alexandria, including the location in Alexandria's Industrial Park. The request was discussed at Tuesday’s Douglas County Board of Commissioner’s meeting. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
SunOpta tax request 'morally offensive,' county official says
May 17, 2017 - 6:13pm
May 16, 2017
Douglas County Commissioners approved an abatement on Knute Nelson Senior Living, a project of Grand Arbor. The market value was figured based on the main building being 100 percent complete, when at the time, it was only 25 percent complete. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
$146,171 error caught on Knute Nelson’s taxes
May 16, 2017 - 6:05pm
May 9, 2017
Douglas County roadwork season about to begin
May 9, 2017 - 6:13pm
May 8, 2017
First half tax payments are due soon
May 8, 2017 - 6:05am
May 2, 2017
County to study rules for vacation rental homes
May 2, 2017 - 4:26pm
May 1, 2017
A memorial to JaLysa Anne Cook sits next to flowing water where the Central Lakes Trail crosses the channel between lakes Cowdrey and Darling. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Update: Girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along the trail
May 1, 2017 - 4:57pm
April 23, 2017
Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
April 23, 2017 - 4:36pm
April 20, 2017
The Douglas Area Trails Association grooms roughly 368 miles of trails throughout Douglas County each year. Of those 368 miles, 36 are on the Central Lakes Trail. (Echo Press file photo)
Lack of snow affecting trail group
April 20, 2017 - 11:52am
April 19, 2017
Echo Press editorial: County bucks population trends
April 19, 2017 - 4:09pm