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Shoppers enjoy Holiday Boutique at Trinity Lutheran Church
A dash of wintry wine fun
Lahn resigns as superintendent, Quist stays on
Bonds could save hospital $2M or more
A teacher's influence can be lifelong
Ready for their shot
Sports roundup from Friday, November 21
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 22
Cardinals defeat section rival Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Friday, November 21
Free concert ushers in holiday season
Act now to solve ice dams
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
Peter Jennings, 59
Memorial Service - Jayne Nyhammer, 56
Service - Rachel Ruter, 62
John Westphal, 82
Dorene Jerzak, 80
Letter: Will people stand up for Jesus?
Letter: Holidays should be spent with families and friends
Letter: Time for a new leader
It's Our Turn: Be honest about your vision
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
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May 25, 2012
Agreement reached with District 206 teachers
Alexandria School District 206 and the local teachers union group recently reached an agreement on teachers' salary and benefits. The school board approved the contract during its May 21 meeting. Over two years - July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013 - teachers will receive an overall...
news / school
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Salaries frozen: County approves 0 percent increase for elected officials
Douglas County commissioners are sticking to their guns when it comes to keeping the county's budget at a 0 percent increase. At Tuesday's regular board meeting, commissioners approved a 0 percent increase for their per diems, a 0 percent increase in their salaries and a 0 percent...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
November 28, 2010
Douglas County Board to discuss salaries at special meeting
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will meet in Conference Room E of the Courthouse for a special meeting on Wednesday, December 1 to discuss salary issues. Here is the agenda: 9 a.m. - Call to Order (in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D the board will meeting in closed...
November 28, 2010 - 8:42am
November 17, 2010
Council approves salary increases
On a 3-2 vote, the Alexandria City Council approved a 2 percent increase in their salaries for 2011 and 2012. The council took action on the salaries at its November 8 meeting.
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Horner suggests starting teachers early
August 28, 2010 - 7:55am
January 20, 2010
Teacher salary settlements drop to record low in state
Education Minnesota, a union of 70,000 educators, estimates more than half of the state's teachers accepted salary freezes in one or both years of their new two-year contracts. Salary increases averaged 0.77 percent in the first year, and 0.96 percent in the second year - the lowest...
news / school / state
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
County sets salaries for 'team leaders'
A new year equals new leadership for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and new salaries for four elected officials. At its organizational meeting Tuesday morning, the five county commissioners voted Paul Anderson in as the new board chair. Outgoing board chair Bev Bales...
government / news
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 24, 2009
Commissioners split over elected officials' salaries
Per diems and mileage rates were set, the levy was approved, a report was heard from the state auditor's office and raises for some department heads were given while there was a debate over pay bumps for elected officials. These were just a few of the items that took place at Tuesday's...
December 24, 2009 - 12:05am
October 30, 2009
998983 Ordinance 648 - Council and Mayor Salaries
Ordinance 648 Publish October 30, 2009 ORDINANCE NO. 648 2ND SERIES AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 627, 2ND SERIES, ESTABLISHING THE COMPENSATION OF THE COUNCIL MEMBERS AND MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA The City Council of the City of Alexandria does ORDAIN: SECTION...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am