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October 5, 2016
Gals from Gardonville channel Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo and Raphael at their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles chili feed booth, serving up some pizza chili. They won the award for best display. (Contributed)
Superheroes raise money for United Way
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
Paige Gabrielson poses with her 4-year-old gelding, Scottie, with whom she competed in Training Levels 5 and 6 at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show. She took home top honors in both divisions. (Contributed)
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
Douglas County youth celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
A member of the Douglas County Water Rescue and Recovery Team is in full gear while training for ice dives in the winter months. (Contributed)
Dive team invaluable asset to sheriff's office
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 30, 2016
This screenshot from Douglas County's OpenGov website shows the county's budget in a graph form.
Douglas County financial website is not free
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Second half real estate tax due Oct. 17
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
September 28, 2016
Jackie Notch, Douglas County Jail administrator, is the recipient of the Minnesota Sheriff's Association's Administrator of the Year. She is pictured with Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (left) and Chief Deputy Brad Lake. (Contributed)
First female road deputy now admin of the year
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
This artist rendering depicts what the exterior of the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center will look like. (Courtesy of JLG Architects)
Rune Stone Park plans taking shape
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Grants available to supplement emergency food and shelter programs
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew.
Zebra mussels found in Lake Andew
September 22, 2016 - 11:55am
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