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Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
Baseball: Knights rally to top Ashby, fall to Parkers Prairie
BASEBALL: Stockert stymies Eagles in 5-0 shutout
Boys golf: Cards shoot a season best in Brainerd, take second in CLC
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
EDITORIAL: Don't get ripped off by shady tree cutters
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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Douglas County Board
March 26, 2010
Cut courthouse hours? That's one idea board chair has to deal with state cuts
Douglas County commissioners were busy during the nearly three-hour long regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday morning. They listened to a presentation on the proposed acquisition of land for Lake Brophy Park, approved a proclamation for Child Abuse Month, delayed making a decision...
March 26, 2010 - 12:05am
February 12, 2010
County holds off on paying for spaying pets - for now
Who should have to pay for dogs and cats to be spayed and neutered? That's a question Douglas County Board members are grappling with. At Tuesday's regular board meeting, commissioners heard from Christin Klimek, Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) executive director, about an opportunity...
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am
January 29, 2010
County discontinues third Tuesday meeting
At Tuesday's regular Douglas County board meeting, commissioners approved the discontinuation of the third Tuesday of the month meetings that were designated solely to Douglas County Public Health and Douglas County Social Services issues. At its reorganizational meeting at the beginning...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Adopt-A-Highway effort gets results
It takes between 10 and 20 years for a plastic bag to decompose if thrown in the ditch alongside a highway. It takes between one and five years...
January 15, 2010 - 12:05am
October 16, 2009
County gets ready to be counted
Ten questions, 10 minutes. That's all it takes to be counted for the 2010 census. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners heard from Donna Hoffer, a partner specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau. Hoffer presented information about the upcoming census, which is a...
October 16, 2009 - 12:05am
August 14, 2009
County wrestles with budget woes
Although no board action was taken, Douglas County commissioners listened to a presentation about the county's budget at its regular meeting Tuesday morning. Tom Reddick, Douglas County auditor/treasurer, explained to four of the commissioners - Jerry Johnson was absent - that currently,...
August 14, 2009 - 12:05am
July 31, 2009
Douglas County Board's budget meetings cancelled
The Douglas County Board's special meetings to discuss the budget, which were scheduled for August 3 and 4, have been cancelled. The board will discuss 2010 budgeting at the end of its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 11.
July 31, 2009 - 11:48am
July 17, 2009
County mulls size of joint LEC building
Although it wasn't on the agenda and no board action was taken, the topic of a new joint Law Enforcement Center (LEC) was a big part of the discussion at Tuesday's regular Douglas County board meeting. John McNamara from Wold Architects and Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen addressed...
July 17, 2009 - 12:05am
July 10, 2009
Juvenile offenders will go to Moorhead
A decision regarding where Douglas County should send its juvenile offenders was made during a special board meeting Monday morning. In a 5-0 vote, Douglas County Commissioners decided to keep sending its juveniles to the West Central Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Moorhead...
July 10, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
Where should juvenile delinquents go?
Although it wasn't originally on the agenda, the topic of conversation that took up much of the Douglas County commissioners' time Tuesday was the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Moorhead. The center, which is in financial trouble, wants the four largest counties that use the...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
County discusses costs of assessing property
A motion made by Douglas County Commissioner Jerry Johnson during Tuesday's regular meeting led to a debate about the costs involved to assess land parcels within the county. Johnson's motion was to have County Assessor Keith Albertsen keep track of all assessing costs for one year. Johnson...
June 12, 2009 - 12:05am