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Three positions up for election in Douglas SWCD
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
Mental health advocate to speak on Oct. 24
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 14, 2016
County Road 17 road work begins: Detours in place
Reconstruction of County Road 17 (known as Gene’s Barn Road) near Nelson has begun. According to Douglas County Public Works, the asphalt surface between County Road 79 and South Lake Jessie Road will be ground up this week and then the earthwork will start next week. The portion...
July 14, 2016 - 10:36am
July 8, 2016
'Be patient, loving and caring'
Last year was the first time Gloria Daker of Alexandria participated in the Douglas County Relay for Life event. She was on the committee for...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2016
Two more roundabouts coming soon
At last week's Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting, Dave Robley asked for the approval of the design and construction of another roundabout in Alexandria. The roundabout, according to Robley, public works director, will be placed at the intersection of County Roads 23 and...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
May 17 county board news: Dog kennel request denied
Here’s a look at some of the top action items from the Tuesday, May 17 meeting of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners: LAND AND RESOURCE A conditional use permit request from Joseph and Karri Stallman to allow a 75 dog kennel for training and boarding in Section 22 of Moe...
May 18, 2016 - 2:10pm
May 6, 2016
Hospital gets healthy financial check up
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) was financially healthy in 2015, according to an audit presented last week. The hospital's total operating revenue for 2015 was $140.5 million and total operating expenses were $130.3 million. The hospital reported an operating income of approximately...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
YOU ASKED: Who owns a lake?
Who owns a lake? If your land runs all the way around a lake, can others legally access it if there is no public access? What is an environmental...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Plastic recycle program up for award
Local plastic wrap collection efforts are up for a state award. Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) is part of a group nominated for a 2016 Environmental Initiative Award. Environmental Initiative is a nonprofit organization developing collaborative solutions to Minnesota's...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Local water quality topic of meeting
Douglas County is known for its lakes and is considered a popular summer destination. However, this could change if water quality in the county...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Douglas County receives Pinwheels for Prevention Award
Twelve Minnesota tribes and communities, including Douglas County and Douglas County Child Abuse Prevention Council, have received the 14th annual Pinwheels for Prevention Award from Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (MCCC). This award is presented annually to recognize communities...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 28, 2016
Missing person found
A missing person report issued by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department (DCSO) Monday has been canceled. Todd Richard Logan, age 52, of Moorhead,...
April 28, 2016 - 10:08am
April 22, 2016
County sticking with state probation services
For now, Douglas County will continue to contract with the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide probation services. During Tuesday's county board meeting, commissioners voted to continue with the DOC for probation services for the next two years, along with implementing...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Ready to respond
While most people would shy away from situations involving weapons and danger, there is a group in Douglas County that is prepared to step in...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 9, 2016
UPDATED: Sheriff's office urges no burning after two fires burn hundreds of acres over the weekend
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to refrain from burning after fire departments responded to two grass fires over the weekend...
April 9, 2016 - 8:23pm
April 8, 2016
Statewide mobile mental health services become reality
Soon, mobile mental health services will be available in every Minnesota county. These services were made possible through more than $13.6 million in mobile mental health crisis grants recently awarded to local service providers by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The funding...
April 8, 2016 - 7:59am
County approves bump for mowing money
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners moved quickly through a slate of business during Tuesday's meeting. Following is a brief overview of a few action items. • Commissioners authorized an increase in the county's allocation to the Douglas County Agriculture Association, which...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am