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Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
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From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
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Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
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Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
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On The Street
September 14, 2016
One-vehicle rollover sends driver to hospital
A one-vehicle rollover along Interstate 94 Wednesday morning sent an 18-year-old to the Douglas County Hospital. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Sage Spates, 18, of Alexandria, was driving east on Interstate 94 when he drifted to the left median, overcorrected back to the...
September 14, 2016 - 7:01pm
Albertsen reappointed as county assessor
Long-time County Assessor Keith Albertsen will remain in his position for another term. At the Tuesday, Sept. 6 Douglas County Board meeting,...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
Construction will begin this Friday, Sept. 16 on County Road 1, south of Kensington. Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works director, said the asphalt surface will be ground up this week from Kensington south to the county line. Earthwork and culvert replacements will begin next...
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 11, 2016
Beautiful day for Madness
The sun was shining for Moonshine Madness. People attending the third annual event in Osakis enjoyed beautiful weather to walk around and check...
September 11, 2016 - 2:44pm
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 8, 2016
County backs off tax plan for restaurant
After Douglas County commissioners voted Tuesday to undo a tax payment plan for an Alexandria restaurant and decided not to reconsider the issue,...
September 8, 2016 - 11:22am
September 7, 2016
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
When the initial buffer law to help protect Minnesota waterways was first presented and signed by Gov. Mark Dayton in June 2015, Evansville farmer...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
When you think of hospice, what comes to mind? Cancer patients who are in their last few days of life? What about dementia patients or patients...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 29, 2016
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
The rain came quickly Monday morning, flooding low-lying areas, but didn’t cause any serious damage as it moved through Douglas County. “We...
August 29, 2016 - 4:42pm
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
The third drowning death of the summer in Douglas County happened Saturday when a Garfield man fell from a boat on Lake L’Homme Dieu. The...
August 29, 2016 - 4:31pm
August 24, 2016
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
Though the weather wasn't perfect, attendance at the Douglas County Fair seemed to increase, according to Fair Board member Kathy Franson....
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 22, 2016
Miltona man charged with fleeing police - again
Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man Friday night after authorities say he intentionally rear-ended another...
August 22, 2016 - 4:18pm
August 10, 2016
Commissioners get raise, calls for referendum
Without much discussion, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted on Aug. 2 to raise their salaries by roughly 3 percent. Their salary for 2016 was $27,169 and their salary for 2017 will be an even $28,000. Commissioner Jerry Johnson, who made the motion to raise...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
The Kalpin family of Miltona was named Douglas County's "2016 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. Don and Karla took over...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Architect hired for Rune Stone Park project
There were plenty of action items at last Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. Commissioners approved a request for a vacancy and a new position in the Social Services department, approved preliminary plats and conditional use permits in the Land and Resource Management department,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am