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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Former Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness passes away
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
opinion / letters
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...
opinion / editorials
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...
opinion / letters
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...
News / state
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...
News / state
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...
News / crime
September 4, 2013 - 10:42am