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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, April 20 through Monday, April 23
Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Hasz sisters break Gophers' 5,000-meter record
Baseball: Chargers begin season 3-0
Golf: WCA boys and girls get first meet in at Tipsinah
Softball: B-E drops close game with CGB in home opener
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 24
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
hires and promotions
on the street
January 14, 2011
Representative from Pope County private sector needed to fil WCMCA board vacancy
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is seeking organizations interested in a seat on its board of directors. This seat provides a representative for the private sector of Pope County and is open immediately. West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.
January 14, 2011 - 3:15pm
September 3, 2010
Meetings will discuss excess nutrients in Pope County lakes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in partnership with the Pope County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), will hold a public input meeting to discuss the excess nutrient total maximum daily load (TMDL) study for eight lakes in Pope County. The lakes are Leven,...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Doebbert seeks re-election as Pope County attorney
Belvin Doebbert has filed for re-election as Pope County attorney. He has lived in Pope County for 40 years and currently lives on Lake Reno with his wife, attorney JoEllen, and their two sons, Connor and Gavin. Of his long connection with Pope County, Doebbert said, "I don't presume...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Kellie Janssen named campaign chair of local United Way
Kellie Janssen was recently named the campaign chair for the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' 2010-11 campaign. Janssen is employed with Glenwood State Bank as the director of marketing. She's been married for 11 years to her husband, Scott, who is employed with Henry's Foods....
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Haggerty seeks Pope County attorney post
Attorney and mediator Nan I. Haggerty announced that she will seek election as the next Pope County attorney. Haggerty runs a regional law office headquartered in Starbuck and lives with her husband, Jon Blocher, and her daughter, Emma, in White Bear Lake Township. Haggerty graduated...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Hegg in race for Pope County attorney
Attorney Douglas R. Hegg has filed for the office of Pope County attorney. Hegg graduated in 1990 from Jefferson High School in Alexandria and obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics. He attended law...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
United Way invites public to its new digs
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties welcomes the public to an open house at its new office space at 2504 Aga Drive. The event will take place Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. This is the former Bellanca building next to the Alexandria Airport. The move to this location...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Highway 9 project in Pope, Swift counties begins May 11
DETROIT LAKES - Motorists on Highway 9 will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 11, when a resurfacing project begins between Benson and three-quarters of a mile north of the Pope/Stevens county line, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured...
May 8, 2010 - 8:03am
March 3, 2010
No felony charges in fatal crash west of Glenwood
Editor's note: The following story is reprinted, with permission, from the Pope County Tribune. Five months after a fatal crash west of Glenwood, no felony charges will be filed against a 16-year-old driver involved in the crash. The Minnesota State Patrol conducted a fatal crash...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Ice not so safe
A pickup truck and fish house partially fell through the ice in separate locations Tuesday on Lake Reno. According to Sean Toft of Lowry, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
United Way now accepting requests for funding
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties allocation process for 2009/10 agency funding is under way. Applications are available on the Web at www.uwdp.org or by contacting their office. Douglas and Pope County funding requests need to be submitted to the United Way office by 4:30...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Incinerator expansion plan goes smoothly
There wasn't any public outcry at a special meeting Tuesday night about the addition of a third combustor at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM). The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) hosted a public meeting at Alexandria Technical College about the proposed expansion...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
Without a home and nowhere to go
Editor's note: As part of National Homeless Awareness Month, the Community Impact Coalition, a division of the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, provided the following local insights into the problem. Where do people in Douglas County go when they are homeless? "I lost my...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
October 7, 2009
Alexandria woman injured in rollover near Grove Lake
An Alexandria woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Grove Lake Saturday just after midnight. Jennifer Zenner, 26, was driving on County Road 22, near 180th Street, when her vehicle started to go off the road and then it eventually rolled into the ditch, according to the...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Too much garbage to handle?
The expansion project at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) is one step closer to being completed. At the September 16, 2009 board meeting, the Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Board members passed a motion requesting the Pope and Douglas County Boards pursue temporary...
September 18, 2009 - 12:05am