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16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
Sports schedule for Monday, Sept. 25
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
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Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Harold M. Olson
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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April 9, 2014
County government in spotlight this month
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is joining other counties across the country in designating April as National County Government Month. It approved a proclamation stating that counties are ready and resilient to prepare, respond and thrive. Other points made in the proclamation: •...
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 28, 2014
April is national County Government Month
To the editor: April is national County Government Month and we want to express our sincere thanks to each and every Douglas County employee for the fine jobs they do. Counties really do matter. Counties play a central role in our communities and the lives of all Americans. They...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 21, 2014
Editorial - Public's right to know takes step backward
Douglas County commissioners made a decision Tuesday that could ultimately topple a domino that crushes the public’s right to know exactly what their locally elected officials are doing. It voted, 3-2, in favor of a resolution that supports legislation allowing counties to publish...
February 21, 2014 - 10:23am
Letter - Government spending is out of control
To the editor: We need more people like Bill Ingebrigtsen to work for us. He knows that we need to live within our means, not like our spendy Democrats. For example, our governor is building a billion dollar stadium for a rich, crooked owner and rich, spoiled-brat players. Think...
February 21, 2014 - 10:16am
December 27, 2013
New plan looks at highway needs for next 20 years
The Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP) has been finalized and is available online, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). MnSHIP connects the Minnesota GO 50-year vision and policies established in the Statewide Multimodal Transportation...
December 27, 2013 - 8:43am
December 6, 2013
Updated: Salaries for county leaders weighed
This updated story now includes the salary request from sheriff Troy Wolbersen. Douglas County Commissioners will soon have a decision to make about the salaries of four elected officials in 2014. Three of those four elected officials stated their case on what they believe...
December 6, 2013 - 9:30am
November 15, 2013
Developmental Achievement Center gets boost from county
It had one of lowest client rates in state
November 15, 2013 - 8:49am
October 11, 2013
For the record
MEETINGS ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 (Monday is holiday) 4:00 p.m. Council work session. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation. Consent agenda: A. Approve minutes of September 23. B. Approve September bills and authorize issuance. C. Approve license...
October 11, 2013 - 9:06am
September 12, 2013
Insurance rollout brings more debate
ST. PAUL -- A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance could provide the lowest premiums in the country, but when state officials announced those numbers Friday, they could not compare the new prices to what consumers pay today. Governor Mark Dayton's administration promoted...
September 12, 2013 - 2:49pm
September 4, 2013
Authorities investigate thefts at state Capitol
Security at the state Capitol is investigating a reported theft of approximately $15 from a candy fundraiser envelope, blood pressure medication, and keys to offices on the second floor of the State Office Building in St. Paul. Capitol Security was notified on August 27 by a research...
September 4, 2013 - 10:42am