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Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
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
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
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
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?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
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
November 8, 2016
UPDATE 1:04 AM: More election results; Englund, Rapp win
Welcome to Election Night! This is the place to get the latest information about local races in Douglas County. Results will be updated as the...
November 8, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 4, 2016
Shooting range standards in the works
Douglas County is looking at developing an ordinance for public and semi-public shooting ranges. The public, however, will get a say first before the ordinance would be approved by the five Douglas County commissioners.
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Early voting well under way
A total of 2,658 voters in Douglas County already have cast their ballot for the Nov. 8 election. That's the number of absentee ballots received...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
November 2, 2016
Share your talent for Jingle Bells Telethon
Are you willing to share your talent for a good cause? Then head on out and audition for the Jingle Bells Telethon. Auditions will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. No reservation time is needed, and auditions...
November 2, 2016 - 10:00am
October 26, 2016
Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
Several topics were discussed among the candidates vying for seats on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners but there wasn't much debate...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
Roundabout, water for beach bathhouse among county board actions
Last week's four-hour Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting was full of informational items as well as plenty of action items. From road construction and hiring a new assistant county attorney to receiving a clean audit report and much more, the five-member board was busy....
October 26, 2016 - 7:00am
October 22, 2016
Beautiful day for Applefest
Carlos Creek Winery north of Alexandria was blessed with a beautiful fall day for its annual Applefest. Country Blossom Farm had apples to sell...
October 22, 2016 - 3:58pm
October 21, 2016
Prosecutor says officers justified in shooting of sex offender
A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with a knife, a release...
October 21, 2016 - 4:10pm
Health and development screenings available
Horizon Public Health is teaming up with local health care providers in Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties to promote child and teen checkups for qualifying children. To be eligible for a free checkup, individuals must be age 20 or younger and enrolled in a Minnesota...
October 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
Bob Doroff of Alexandria believes that in order to take a little, you have to give a little. Doroff, who has lived in the Alexandria lakes area...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
October 20, 2016
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
County Road 3 between County Road 5 and County Road 14 east of Miltona will be closed temporarily Friday, Oct. 21, in preparation for road work that will begin next week. The road will be closed next week for a culvert replacement project. It will remain closed for approximately...
October 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
October 19, 2016
Threat of another AIS
It may have a pretty name and sound more like a fun character from Harry Potter, but a new form of aquatic invasive species is being called...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Finnish history runs deep in Douglas County
The public is invited to attend a free presentation on 150 years of Finnish immigrant settlement in America on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Historic Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Ave., Brandon. In November 1866, a young couple, their children and three bachelors traveled...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
Chippewa River Watershed Project seeks photo contest entries
The Chippewa River Watershed Project is sponsoring a photo contest and is seeking entries that feature the Chippewa River Watershed, including the river, lakes and tributaries. Chippewa River Watershed includes a western portion of Douglas County. The winning photos will be published...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
One year later: Remembering another side of Laura
Laura Schwendemann's favorite color was purple. She loved the game Apples to Apples, and she hated spiders. She never drank pop, and she had...
October 14, 2016 - 12:00am