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Tennis: Morris-WCA tennis knocks off Panthers in tight opener
Tennis: Osakis sweeps opening tri at Pequot Lakes
Volleyball: Cardinals set for new-look season
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
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
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
William Harry Michaelson
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
Commentary: Memorial will be a peaceful place
Letter to the Editor: Diet can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
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
Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
On The Street
Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
'I feel good about leaving': Olson set to retire from Legacy of the Lakes Museum
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on the street
August 7, 2018
Public works employees ask for meeting with commissioners
When it came time for items from the floor at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, Joe Zunker took center stage and addressed the commissioners. Zunker, a 28-year employee of Douglas County Public Works in the survey division and a E-911 coordinator for the county, spoke on behalf...
August 7, 2018 - 4:41pm
October 11, 2017
Loving the roundabout
It's been a little more than month since Alexandria's second roundabout opened, and so far, traffic is humming along smoothly, according to...
October 11, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 28, 2017
Roundabout to open Friday, weather permitting
Douglas County's second roundabout is set to open this Friday, Sept. 1, despite the rain that has fallen this past month. The roundabout, designed...
August 28, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 7, 2017
Roadwork begins on County Road 22
Road construction on County Road 22 between the fairgrounds and Casey's Convenience Store began on Wednesday, June 7. The resurfacing work,...
June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
May 9, 2017
Douglas County roadwork season about to begin
Road construction projects around Douglas County are set to begin next week with a couple of road closures occurring. The first is County Road...
May 9, 2017 - 6:13pm
April 18, 2017
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
Despite opposition from a couple of Douglas County commissioners, plans for a new roundabout in a high-traffic area between Woodland Elementary...
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
March 31, 2017
Information meeting offered to potential foster families
Douglas County Social Services is in need of additional families to provide foster care to children in the community. A group informational/orientation meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria....
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2016
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
County Road 3 between County Road 5 and County Road 14 east of Miltona will be closed temporarily Friday, Oct. 21, in preparation for road work that will begin next week. The road will be closed next week for a culvert replacement project. It will remain closed for approximately...
October 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
September 23, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
Construction on County Road 1, south of Kensington, began last Friday, Sept. 16. Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works director, said the asphalt surface will be ground up this week from Kensington south to the county line. Earthwork and culvert replacements will begin next week....
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
Construction will begin this Friday, Sept. 16 on County Road 1, south of Kensington. Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works director, said the asphalt surface will be ground up this week from Kensington south to the county line. Earthwork and culvert replacements will begin next...
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
November 24, 2015
Prepare for snow removal
With the coming winter, the public works department reminds people that the owner or tenant of the private property abutting a public sidewalk is responsible for removing all snow and ice on that sidewalk within 24 hours after a snow or ice event has ended. Separate rules apply...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Alexandria to start interviewing candidates for new engineer/public works director post
How many engineers does it take to hire an engineer? The Alexandria City Council tussled with the idea at its meeting Monday night. It eventually voted 5-0 to appoint Douglas County Engineer Dave Robley to an interview committee that will consider applicants for the city engineer/public...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Streets, sidewalks to get new leader
The person in charge of the crews that maintain streets, fix potholes, plow away snow and tackle other jobs to keep Alexandria's traffic flowing...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 20, 2011
1243612 Public Notice - Public Works Projects Meeting May 25, 2011
Public Notice Publish May 20, 2011 MEETING NOTICE The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Information Meeting in the Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room located at 526 Willow Drive in Alexandria, Minnesota. The meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday,...
May 20, 2011 - 12:00am