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Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
‘Make America Speak Again!’
Hot Club of Cowtown in concert
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
Rollin "Rollie" Berglund
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
on the street
November 4, 2017
Ag, mobile home taxes due Nov. 15
Douglas County Auditor/Treasure Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agriculture and manufactured homes that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment,...
November 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
October 19, 2017
County crafting buffer compliance rules
The state's new buffer law was championed by the governor's office, but it will be up to local authorities to enforce it. Representatives from Douglas County Land and Resource Management have been working cooperatively with other local and state authorities on a countywide buffer...
October 19, 2017 - 11:08am
October 14, 2017
Farmers beating Nov. 1 buffer deadline
Many farmers in Douglas County didn't like how the state's new buffer law came to be. They felt left out of the process and were frustrated when many of their suggestions to ease the requirements were shot down in the Legislature, according to Andy Rice with the Douglas Soil and Water...
October 14, 2017 - 4:25pm
October 10, 2017
Updated: Man dies following ATV crash near Hoffman
One person was airlifted from the scene after an ATV crash was reported on County Road 25 near Hoffman. According to scanner traffic, the crash,...
October 10, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 6, 2017
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
The Douglas County Commissioners are all in agreement that something should probably be done about the rumble strips on County Road 8, at the...
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
September 29, 2017
It's Our Turn: The power of community
Growing up, I always knew that one day I would pack up my bedroom in my childhood home, load up my car and set off for a new adventure. When I imagined doing so, it was always to move to a city, to follow the hustle and bustle, to be where things happened. A small town was never...
September 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
A merger with the Hoffman Cooperative Grain Association will provide the ProAg Farmers Cooperative its first facility with rail access. Danny...
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 14, 2017
Drunken driver in Douglas County was four times over the limit
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a driver with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.38 — more than four times the legal...
September 14, 2017 - 11:45am
August 17, 2017
County commission salaries increase $1,000
"It would be easier if you guys weren't sitting there," Douglas County Commissioner Keith Englund said to the audience while the commissioners...
August 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
July 18, 2017
Eurasian watermilfoil found in Lake Victoria
Douglas County is home to more than 300 lakes and only a handful of aquatic invasive species including zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil....
July 18, 2017 - 5:07pm
June 30, 2017
County Road 12 bid approved
County Road 12 — from Garfield north to County Road 58, about three-and-a-half miles — will soon be rebuilt. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved the bid for the project Wednesday. Depending on the contractor's schedule, the project could start mid- to late...
June 30, 2017 - 8:21am
June 21, 2017
Work to begin on new roundabout
Construction on a new roundabout is about to begin in a high-traffic area between Woodland Elementary School and Alexandria Area High School....
June 21, 2017 - 4:20pm
June 7, 2017
Roadwork begins on County Road 22
Road construction on County Road 22 between the fairgrounds and Casey's Convenience Store began on Wednesday, June 7. The resurfacing work,...
June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
June 6, 2017
Foreclosures down, home sale prices up in 2016
There are positives signs in the Douglas County housing market, with foreclosures continuing to decline and average sales prices rising. In...
June 6, 2017 - 6:35pm
May 17, 2017
SunOpta tax request 'morally offensive,' county official says
After receiving 10 years of tax breaks through a job creation program, SunOpta is asking a tax court to lower its property valuation and tax...
May 17, 2017 - 6:13pm