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Morris police seek assault suspect
Heading out to a Midwinter Dance
Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Congratulations Mr. D: Duwenhoegger named Minnesota Principal of the Year
Hospital faces challenge of low reimbursement rates
Big Ole Tourney: Cards fifth after some unique individual finishes
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 31
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Sports roundup from Friday, January 30
Winter Spectacular: High speeds in champ class highlights day one
Those who learn together
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter holds meeting
One Community, One Book
Fashion show debuts in Alexandria
‘Precious Bane’ to be presented Friday
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Northern pike takes the prize
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Henry Bender, 88
Beverly Rolfsrud, 94
Eva Jane, 93
Enida Siirila, 85
Grace Nelson, 82
Letter: ‘Local heroes’ tackle community’s needs
Letter: Accountability needed for gas tax
Commentary: Put governing over gridlock in 2015
It's Our Turn: Social media is often riddled with rumors, untruths
Guest Editorial: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Kiwanis announces board members
Douglas Machine holds poster contest
Manufacturing strength expected to continue in 2015
New medical executive committee leadership elected
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
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December 19, 2008
What's next for CLRSD?
The Brandon Township Board of Supervisors has voted to withdraw from the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. The 2-1 decision - made at the board's regular monthly meeting Monday night - sets in motion what could be a two-year process in removing the township from CLRSD. One...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Brandon Township votes to withdraw from CLRSD
The Brandon Township Board of Supervisors has voted to withdraw from the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. The vote - taken at the board's regular monthly meeting Monday night - was 2-1. The decision was based on a pledge by the Big Chippewa Whiskey Devils (BCWD) sewer stoppers...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Proceeds from sesquicentennial license plates help State Capitol restoration project funding
Minnesotans now have an opportunity to support the restoration of the State Capitol building by purchasing an official Minnesota Sesquicentennial license plate. Senator Ann H. Rest (DFL-New Hope) and Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission members sponsored legislation this past session...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Sewer project squeaks ahead
A multimillion dollar sewer project that has created sharp controversy in Douglas County cleared two major hurdles this week - barely. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board voted 5-4 at its November meeting Tuesday to issue an agency permit for the $26 million third...
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
State tables sewer project
State officials temporarily dammed up plans this week for a controversial local centralized sewer system, citing the need for further study. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board unanimously voted Tuesday to table for 30 days its decision regarding the third phase...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Osakis school project on ballot
Voters in Osakis School District 213 need to pay special attention to the ballot during the September 9 primary election. There is a special question on the ballot asking voters to approve a $6.7 million building bond referendum. If approved, the funds will be used for the acquisition...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Paving project to start on I-94 near Alexandria
If you're planning to drive on the freeway east of Alexandria in the next couple of weeks, expect some delays coming back into town. A paving project on the westbound Interstate 94 lanes will begin Wednesday, September 3. The stretch of road under construction is from the Douglas/Todd...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Looking for help? Find it Tuesday
If you're having difficulty in your day-to-day life - from making ends meet to being in an abusive relationship - an event in Alexandria next week will offer some help. Project Community Connect is designed to help local people who are struggling with a wide range of problems find...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Sewer project for Brandon lakes area is under review
Citing engineering, cost, and financing issues, the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District board voted to send Phase II of the sewer project back to the engineers to again review the options for sewage and waste water management around the Brandon Township lakes of Chippewa, Whiskey,...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
I-94 work to begin soon
Get ready for some delays if you're traveling on Interstate 94 out of Alexandria. A pavement marking project will begin Thursday, August 7. Work will start on I-94 from the Douglas/Todd County line to Highway 114 (near the Garfield exit). The contractor will perform preliminary...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am