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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Weather changes Senior Fishing Day events
Planned Parenthood: Patients at risk - Organization cites potential loss of some federal funds
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Junior legion tournament: Rain postpones Alex Black game to Friday
Girls basketball: Cardinals win Breakdown state title
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Harold A. Ranum
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lahtinen
Letter to the Editor: Constitution is straightforward, plain English
In the Know: Avoid stereotyping employees
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
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
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
June 22, 2018
County to sell parcel near Lake Le Homme Dieu
A small piece of county-owned land across the road from Krueger's Creek public access to Lake Le Homme Dieu will soon be up for sale. At its regular meeting Tuesday, June 19, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved selling the 4.18 acres of land, which is north of Pike...
June 22, 2018 - 8:58am
June 21, 2018
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans revived their farm bill and its expanded work rules for food stamp recipients by narrowly passing the legislation...
June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
June 20, 2018
Police dogs here to work
Matt Alberts has a dog at home, and another at work. It was his work dog that brought him and more than one hundred other law enforcement officers...
June 20, 2018 - 12:17pm
May 17, 2018
Central Specialties wins three road projects
Road construction season is already in full swing and several roads throughout Douglas County will soon be worked on. Central Specialities, Inc. of Alexandria was awarded three bids for several road projects throughout the county at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. And in...
May 17, 2018 - 2:43pm
May 11, 2018
Library director leaving county
When Jake Odland was in ninth grade, he had no idea what he wanted to do for a living. With Jefferson High School's annual career day fast-approaching,...
May 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
April 6, 2018
Union unhappy with contract
A group of social workers from Douglas County Social Services expressed concerns to county commissioners during Tuesday's regular board meeting about labor negotiations, lack of support and how they've been treated.
April 6, 2018 - 8:46am
April 5, 2018
County hires veterans service officer
Anyone who walks into the Douglas County Veterans Services Office will be greeted by two new faces. Jacob Turner has been hired as the new veterans services officer and Rhonda Fuchs was hired as the assistant veterans services officer. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved...
April 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
March 21, 2018
Tax statements go out next week
Calling all Douglas County residents: Start checking your mailboxes. During the last week of March, more than 30,000 valuation notices and property...
March 21, 2018 - 1:28pm
March 15, 2018
Results are in for township elections
Township elections usually don't draw many voters, but a couple of townships — LaGrand and Lake Mary — saw about 400 voters combined....
March 15, 2018 - 9:01am
March 13, 2018
Township elections are today
Township elections are today. Two of the 20 townships – Brandon and Miltona – hold elections in November on even years, while the rest...
March 13, 2018 - 5:44pm
March 9, 2018
Most townships electing leaders Tuesday
Township elections are just around the corner, do you know who you will be voting for? Two of the 20 townships — Brandon and Miltona — hold elections in November on even years, while the rest will take place next Tuesday, March 13. Here's a look at which positions are...
March 9, 2018 - 7:44am
March 8, 2018
County backs idea of another I-94 exit for Alexandria
There is still plenty of work that needs to be done and it may take several more years, but motorists will likely have another way to access Alexandria from Interstate 94. At the Tuesday, March 6 Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting, Public Works Director Dave Robley asked...
March 8, 2018 - 10:06am
March 6, 2018
County to hire part-time drivers for vets
Veterans will soon be able to get to their doctor appointments at Veteran Affairs clinics in St. Cloud, Minneapolis and Fargo via county employees. On Tuesday, March 6, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved the hiring of three part-time employees who would be responsible...
March 6, 2018 - 4:57pm
February 22, 2018
County upgrading to electronic voting system
When Douglas County voters head to the polls this fall, they shouldn't have to wait as long in line to check-in and register. Pen and paper is...
February 22, 2018 - 12:33pm
February 20, 2018
Veterans seek answers on complicated driver issue
As Douglas County Commissioners sat in a closed-door session Tuesday afternoon to discuss the county's labor negotiations, a group of veterans...
February 20, 2018 - 6:18pm