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Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 7, 2016
What happened here after Pearl Harbor attack?
When Pearl Harbor was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941, Douglas County residents were reeling with the same kind of emotions that the entire nation was...
December 7, 2016 - 10:00am
County increases tax levy by nearly 2 percent
Property owners in Douglas County will see their property taxes go up by nearly 2 percent for the 2017 tax year. Char Rosenow, Douglas County auditor/treasurer, provided detailed information about the county's $49 million budget and $25.9 million dollar levy Thursday, Dec. 1, during...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
December 2, 2016
Grant will help provide new boat for sheriff's office
Through a boating safety grant, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new boat and some new equipment. The $26,351 Federal Boating Safety Supplement Grant was approved at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen told commissioners that $16,237...
December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
Menards withdraws request for lower property valuation
Despite a lawsuit by Menards seeking a lower property assessment, which would lead to lower taxes, the value on its Alexandria store will not...
December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
Submit your Light Up the Night entries
It's not too late to enter your home or business in the Echo Press' Light Up the Night contest. Complete your last minute touches this weekend and enter by either filling out the form printed in the Echo Press, Osakis Review, Shopper or online; calling (320) 763-3133; or emailing...
December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
November 30, 2016
Ag association seeks fair manager
With an attendance that just keeps growing and a list of events that keeps getting bigger, the Douglas County Agriculture Association is looking...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Another whopper of a crop
Corn harvest in Douglas County has wrapped up with another year of strong yields — so strong that some farmers delayed harvesting while waiting for elevator or storage space to open up. "In the Upper Midwest, there's just not enough storage for a crop of this size," said Tim...
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
November 23, 2016
It's time for Light Up the Night
The time has come for the Echo Press' third annual Light Up the Night Christmas lights contest of Douglas County. So start planning and decorating...
November 23, 2016 - 10:16am
November 22, 2016
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
What a blessing this fall has been. Yes, we started very wet, but we have experienced an extended above average timeline that made for extremely good harvest conditions. I have seen cattle in seasonal pastures later into the fall than ever before.
November 22, 2016 - 11:00am
Employee housing project faces opposition
A boarding house project at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria is drawing a lot of opposition from neighbors. The resort has...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 20, 2016
Two injured in Douglas County crash
Two people were injured when a driver ran a stop sign Saturday in Douglas County, according the Minnesota State Patrol. Daniel Dziengel, 64, of Alexandria, was westbound in a Toyota Corolla on 39th Avenue Northeast and ran a stop sign on state Highway 29, hitting a Ford Escape,...
November 20, 2016 - 8:55am
November 18, 2016
Election costs Douglas County 158 hours of OT
Douglas County employees worked an estimated 158 hours of overtime in connection with the Nov. 8 election, with temporary staff adding an estimated 251 election-related hours . Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow provided an update on last week's election at Tuesday's Douglas County Board...
November 18, 2016 - 7:00am
November 12, 2016
Alexandria man run over, killed by combine
A farm accident claimed the life of a Douglas County man Friday, Nov. 11. Ewald Wussow, 62, of Alexandria, was killed when he was run over by a combine driven by his brother, Donovan Wussow, 63, of Garfield, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office....
November 12, 2016 - 7:49am
November 11, 2016
Englund, Rapp elected to county board
Two newcomers — Keith Englund and Jerry Rapp — will join the Douglas County Board in January, taking over for long-time commissioners...
November 11, 2016 - 9:12am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am