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September 23, 2016
This artist rendering depicts what the exterior of the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center will look like. (Courtesy of JLG Architects)
Rune Stone Park plans taking shape
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Grants available to supplement emergency food and shelter programs
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew.
Zebra mussels found in Lake Andew
September 22, 2016 - 11:55am
September 19, 2016
Three people are in critical condition after this North Memorial Care helicopter crashed into the trees at 1438 Lakeside Drive on the east side of Lake Winona in Alexandria early Saturday morning.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)play button
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
September 16, 2016
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94 w/video
September 16, 2016 - 9:39am
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
Ecumen Bethany Community Adult Day Services supervisor Carla Nienaber and day services participant Cliff Bowman share a smile. (Contributed)
One big, extended family
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
One-vehicle rollover sends driver to hospital
September 14, 2016 - 7:01pm
Keith Albertsen, Douglas County Assessor
Albertsen reappointed as county assessor
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 11, 2016
Mike Johnson hands out a sample of Panther Distillery liquor to a customer at Saturday's Moonshine Madness. (Jeff Beach / Osakis Review)
Beautiful day for Madness
September 11, 2016 - 2:44pm
September 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria, who was named a Douglas County Outstanding Senior Citizen, was recently recognized as a runner-up at the state Outstanding Senior Citizen program at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 8, 2016
County backs off tax plan for restaurant
September 8, 2016 - 11:22am
September 7, 2016
The DNR's website has an interactive map for landowners to use to see if a buffer is required on their land.
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
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