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A life in law enforcement
Two killed in collision with train near Paynesville
Lower gas prices may boost holiday travel
Osakis woman injured in rollover
You asked: Why is my street slippery and unplowed?
Boys Hockey: Who's in goal
Sports schedule for Tuesday, November 25
Ashby boys basketball falls to W/H-M
Engfer named Osakis football MVP
Runestone Go-Karts hand out awards
Beef brisket: Not your typical leftovers
Benefit for Allen Fyhrie family set
Decorate your tree with museum artifact
Radiothon to End Child Abuse kicks off
‘Words from Grandma’
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
Chasing pheasants with friends
Total deer harvest down 32,500 through second weekend
Friends in the field
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
Lee Boyd, 68
Carole Snobeck, 91
Fred Lindstrom, 89
Paul Lauthen, 67
Mary Maudal, 95
Letter: Stop the stigma and raise awareness of lung cancer
Observations from the archives, 1964: Jerry Van Kempen is emcee at cooking school
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let scammers wreck your holiday
Letter: Thank hospice and home care workers
Letter: Support the end of coal-fired electricity, not fantasy physics
Successfully grow holiday plants
Bitter winter has impact on gypsy moth
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
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
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 11, 2011
Sheriff's office could get fix-up
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has a new jail up and running, construction is under way on a courts-holding facility at the courthouse, and now, Sheriff Troy Wolbersen is looking for more space for the sheriff's office. During Tuesday's county board meeting, Wolbersen proposed...
February 11, 2011 - 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
December 8, 2010
New radio dispatch system gains ground
A new era in emergency radio communications is making progress in Douglas County. Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen wants to move forward with the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) system for Douglas County. He asked Douglas County commissioners at its last...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Letter - Sheriff's office faces challenges
To the editor: I am writing to thank the citizens of Douglas County for your support over the last four years. Your votes on November 2 were greatly appreciated. I look forward to continue serving you as your sheriff. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has many challenges to face...
letters / opinion
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Letter - Slow down, wear seat belt, pay attention
To the editor: It is with a heavy heart that we submit this letter. In light of the recent traffic deaths in our state, we are asking everyone to please slow down, pay attention, wear your seat belts and don't drink and drive. These were all factors involved with the fatal crashes....
letters / opinion
May 5, 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 29, 2009
Medical contract for jail weighed
Although he was not on the agenda at last week's Douglas County Board meeting, Sheriff Troy Wolbersen went before the commissioners with two issues. His first issue was to ask the commissioners to approve a $500 donation to the sheriff's office from Rick and Connie Rosengren.
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Ambulance donated to sheriff's office
The Douglas County Commissioners recently voted to approve the donation of this North Ambulance to the Douglas County Sheriff''s Office. The...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Letter - Fun rivalry will continue
To the editor: To our fans: On behalf of the Alexandria Fire Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, we wanted to thank each of you, fans and businesses alike, for your support of the charity broomball game. This year's game was not played, but that doesn't mean our...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am