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March 16, 2017
Township elections spring a few surprises
Elections in 18 of Douglas County's 20 townships took place Tuesday and yielded a few surprises — a successful write-in campaign in Hudson Township and new supervisors replacing incumbents in LaGrand and Lund townships. Here's a look at the results: (Elections in Brandon and...
March 16, 2017 - 8:21am
January 13, 2017
Filing period to close Tuesday for Township officials
If you thought your civic duty ended after the November elections, guess again. Township elections are coming up and if you've thought about getting involved in grassroots government, this is your chance. The filing period to run for any of the township offices — supervisor,...
January 13, 2017 - 7:00am
December 4, 2015
Lieutenant governor talks to townships
Minnesota's economy is getting better with strengths in agriculture and food, manufacturing, water technology and health care. That was the message that Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith told the Minnesota Association of Townships during a conference in Alexandria on November 20. Smith...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Townships hold elections Tuesday
Supervisor, treasurer positions go before voters
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Township elections are Tuesday
Grassroots government needs a little tending Tuesday. It's township election time. Eighteen of the 20 townships in Douglas County will hold elections and annual meetings Tuesday, March 12. Brandon and Miltona townships hold their elections in the fall but will still have meetings. Here's...
March 8, 2013 - 6:00am
January 4, 2013
Township scholarship applications being accepted
The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is again offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. All students currently enrolled in 11th grade and attending a Minnesota public, private or parochial...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Douglas County plans for 2012 Township Elections
Once again it's time for township elections. Lund and Miltona townships are looking at competitors in the treasurer and supervisor races. Many others are incumbents running unopposed. ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP Bryan Alstead is running unopposed for a three-year supervisor position. Alstead...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Minnesota Farmers Union acts to protect township rights
The Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) full board of directors recently met to discuss agriculture policy. The full board consists of all the MFU county presidents throughout the state. "The full board meeting gives our county presidents a voice on federal and state issues, and allows...
February 20, 2012 - 12:40pm
March 12, 2010
Townships elect supervisors, clerks
They came and they voted. Some in droves, others in small percentages - very small percentages. Township elections took place Tuesday, March...
March 12, 2010 - 12:05am
February 6, 2009
More townships pull of out CLRSD
Two more Douglas County townships have decided to drop out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Supervisors for both LaGrand and Moe Townships voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from CLRSD. Both townships were a part of the first phase of the district's proposed multimillion-dollar...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Townships offer scholarship program
The Minnesota Association of Townships is again offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am