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December 1, 2017
Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow, far left, provides detailed information about the county's budget and levy at the annual Truth in Taxation meeting Thursday night, as the county commissioners and residents listen. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Douglas County approves 1.8 percent property tax increase
December 1, 2017 - 2:54pm
November 30, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 27, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologizes at a news conference Monday after several women accused him of unwanted touching. Melina Mara / Washington Post
Franken talks about remorse, but not details of groping allegations, in Q&A
November 27, 2017 - 10:24pm
November 25, 2017
10 ways Minnesota's new vehicle license system isn't working
November 25, 2017 - 2:44pm
November 24, 2017
A mixed bag of property tax levies
November 24, 2017 - 8:32am
November 21, 2017
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after he pardoned the presidential turkey Tuesday afternoon at the White House. In this screenshot from a video after the event, President Trump is joined by Douglas County 4-H members (left), Kerryn Lund, Katie Kent, Kodi Bundermann, Kayla Egenes and Christina Kuismi. To Trump's right is his son, Baron, and his wife Melania, along with Wyatt, Nick, Sharlene and Carl Wittenburg of Alexandria.
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
November 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 20, 2017
CNN says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttocks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
November 7, 2017
People of all ages walk through the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit that was on display at the Douglas County Fair this past August. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
2017 Douglas fair: Small shortfall, big impact
November 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
November 2, 2017
Members of Minnesota's propane industry gather with Gov. Mark Dayton on Jan. 28, 2014, to discuss the situtation of high prices and short availability of the fuel. State leaders say such action is not needed in 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
November 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
October 19, 2017
Douglas County is considering a new election device, the Poll Pad, that could reduce wait time in lines at the polls, as well as save taxpayer dollars and reduce the number of election judges. (Contributed)
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
October 18, 2017
Nancy Estrada (middle) of Evansville, sits with her and her husband's employers, Tim and Naomi Anderson, also of Evansville, at their dining room table last week. The three were discussing letters being written in support of Nancy's husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, who is currently being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office for reportedly being in the United States illegally. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 5:22am
October 6, 2017
The Minnesota Supreme Court justices hear oral arguments for a case at the Alexandria Area High School on Thursday, Oct. 5. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
With visit to high school, Minnesota Supreme Court hopes to show human side of justice system
October 6, 2017 - 10:38am
Council seeks input on tax break request
October 6, 2017 - 7:36am
September 22, 2017
Public to get peek at city's 2018 levy Monday
September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
September 21, 2017
A meeting regarding a potential gravel pit near Forada drew more than 60 attendees on Wednesday, Sept. 20, including county commissioner Jim Stratton. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
September 21, 2017 - 7:49am