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A mixed bag of property tax levies
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Jingling bells start Red Kettle Campaign
Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
Morken: Gophers basketball built for now and the future
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Susan Jean Erickson
Ann M. Nussbaum
Gary D. Nokes
LETTER: Franson has right to express her opinion
1917: Sudden roaring storm claims a life
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
hires and promotions
on the street
November 9, 2017
Farm Service Agency elections begin
County committee elections for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency are under way in Douglas County. The 2017 election in Douglas County will be conducted for the representative in Local Administrative Area 3. The area consists of the following townships: Holmes...
November 9, 2017 - 6:11pm
October 19, 2017
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Douglas County is considering a new device that could limit the amount of time spent in line during an election. County Auditor/Treasurer Char...
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
June 2, 2017
US Rep. Nolan won't run for Minnesota governor
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced on Friday, June 2, that he will not run for Minnesota governor in 2018. Nolan, DFL-Crosby,...
June 2, 2017 - 11:10pm
January 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: Our system has no guarantees
By Lee H. Hamilton, former Congressman, Bloomington, IN There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy. We're just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system. Now, commentators worry about the imminent...
January 6, 2017 - 8:00am
November 11, 2016
Cunniff to sit on Alexandria School Board
There were four candidates vying for a special two-year term for the Alexandria School Board. The seat, position 5, was previously held by Jean...
November 11, 2016 - 9:35am
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
October 26, 2016
School board candidates debate issues
Mental health issues in school, evaluating teachers and other education issues were debated at a candidate forum for those running for a seat...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
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
November 11, 2015
For the Record (Nov. 11, 2015)
MEETINGS: RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of Oct. 8 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Transit Ambassador...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Letter: Get involved early and stay involved
To the editor: I am writing to encourage local Democrats to proudly claim our legacy. Our commitment to a just and fair society is the hallmark of our history. With the 2016 campaigns rapidly intensifying, it’s time for us to make our voices heard. Remember, when we vote, we win. Republicans...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Township elections spring a couple of surprises
Tuesday’s township elections yielded a couple of surprises in Douglas County – a dead heat for a treasurer position and an upset victory for a supervisor spot. In Lund Township, the two candidates running for treasurer, incumbent Renae Odens and challenger Corrine Hart, tied...
March 11, 2015 - 5:05pm
March 6, 2015
Townships hold elections Tuesday
Supervisor, treasurer positions go before voters
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Commentary: Why government fails, and what we should do about it
By Lee H. Hamilton, director of the Center on Congress, Indiana University As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails, and that we need to address this. There’s ample...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am