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September 19, 2016
Three people are in critical condition after this North Memorial Care helicopter crashed into the trees at 1438 Lakeside Drive on the east side of Lake Winona in Alexandria early Saturday morning.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)play button
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
September 16, 2016
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94 w/video
September 16, 2016 - 9:39am
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
Ecumen Bethany Community Adult Day Services supervisor Carla Nienaber and day services participant Cliff Bowman share a smile. (Contributed)
One big, extended family
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
One-vehicle rollover sends driver to hospital
September 14, 2016 - 7:01pm
Keith Albertsen, Douglas County Assessor
Albertsen reappointed as county assessor
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 11, 2016
Mike Johnson hands out a sample of Panther Distillery liquor to a customer at Saturday's Moonshine Madness. (Jeff Beach / Osakis Review)
Beautiful day for Madness
September 11, 2016 - 2:44pm
September 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria, who was named a Douglas County Outstanding Senior Citizen, was recently recognized as a runner-up at the state Outstanding Senior Citizen program at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 8, 2016
County backs off tax plan for restaurant
September 8, 2016 - 11:22am
September 7, 2016
The DNR's website has an interactive map for landowners to use to see if a buffer is required on their land.
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
The Hospice of Douglas County includes nurses, medical director, hospice aides, chaplain, musc and massage therapists, along with more than 45 volunteers. (Contributed)
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 29, 2016
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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
August 29, 2016 - 4:42pm
Officials direct the search and rescue teams on Lake Le Homme Dieu. play button
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
August 29, 2016 - 4:31pm
August 24, 2016
Two people bounce around and into each other in the Xtreme Ball area at the fair. The ball-shaped body suits were new at this year's fair and were very popular.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am