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April 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
April 20, 2018 - 1:24pm
Douglas County commissioners congratulate two Douglas County Sheriff's Office employees at Tuesday's regular board meeting. Deputy Bryan Ziegler and Jail Sergeant Kristie Reuss (right) were commended for completing an independent leadership program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sheriff's employees get leadership training
April 20, 2018 - 12:43pm
This is a copy of a personnel policy that was sent out last week as part of the County Board packet. A new one was sent out five days later. play button
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
April 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
March 22, 2018
A civil war soldier statue on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse could possibly have a new home. The statue, which was erected in 1916, could possibly be moved to Legion Park, which is the site of the newly planned Veterans Memorial Park. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Statue move tabled by county
March 22, 2018 - 12:58pm
December 21, 2017
County affirms no environmental statement needed on Forada gravel pit
December 21, 2017 - 3:52pm
November 7, 2017
People of all ages walk through the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit that was on display at the Douglas County Fair this past August. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
2017 Douglas fair: Small shortfall, big impact
November 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
September 19, 2017
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
September 19, 2017 - 3:41pm
September 9, 2017
Agency details scope of domestic violence
September 9, 2017 - 7:39am
August 17, 2017
A tank at the Veterans of Foreign War along County Road 82 in Alexandria may move to a proposed new Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria. A committee has formed and is looking into creating the new park. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
August 15, 2017
Water pooled in Karin Weigel's yard on Lake Burgen after Sunday's rain.
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
August 3, 2017
Kruegers Creek Access on Lake L'Homme Dieu will soon be home to a permanent decon station that boaters can use to pressure wash their boats to help with the spread of invasive aquatic species. Currently, L'Homme Dieu is on the Department of Natural Resources infested waters list for zebra mussels and Eurasian Watermilfoil. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
L'Homme Dieu to get permanent boat decontamination station
August 3, 2017 - 6:14am
August 1, 2017
The Alexandria area is brimming with lakes and homes along the shores. (Echo Press file photo)
Expect Douglas County vacation rental rules in 2018
August 1, 2017 - 5:29pm
June 20, 2017
Craig Haseman, an Evansville farmer, stands in the buffer strip already in place on his land. Lake Amos is on one side and his soybean field is on the other side. (Echo Press file photo)
County getting state aid to enforce buffer law
June 20, 2017 - 4:11pm
April 18, 2017
Construction on a new roundabout at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 46, also known as Hazel Hill Road and South McKay Avenue, is set to begin this summer. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
December 16, 2016
Bales
Bales proud of county's parks, services building
December 16, 2016 - 10:00am