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October 14, 2017
Farmers beating Nov. 1 buffer deadline
October 14, 2017 - 4:25pm
October 10, 2017
Emergency crews respond to a crash near Hoffman on Tuesday, Oct. 10. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)play button
Updated: Man dies following ATV crash near Hoffman
October 10, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 6, 2017
After receiving complaints about the rumble strips on County Road 8, near the intersection with County Road 40 west of Alexandria, the Douglas County Commissioners are looking other options. This intersection has been the site of numerous crashes, which is why the strips were put in in the first place. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
September 29, 2017
It's Our Turn: The power of community
September 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
The Hoffman Co-op Grain Association is merging with ProAg. The merger by acquisition will take place beginning Jan. 1, 2018. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 14, 2017
Drunken driver in Douglas County was four times over the limit
September 14, 2017 - 11:45am
August 17, 2017
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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