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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
And the most-requested library books are....
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 15, 2018
Stratton knocked out in primary: Incumbent Meyer wins spot on Nov. 6 ballot
Tuesday's primary results came as a surprise for not only the challengers who prevailed in making it to the November ballot for Douglas County...
August 15, 2018 - 6:06pm
August 6, 2018
County board candidates make final pitch before primary
A few hot-button topics, including employee morale, Alomere Health, lake quality and more, were discussed by the six county commissioner candidates...
August 6, 2018 - 11:19pm
August 3, 2018
County Board candidates answer questions
How well do you know the candidates running in the primary election? In addition to the state and federal races, voters in two Douglas County...
August 3, 2018 - 6:16am
August 1, 2018
County Board candidates answer questions
The primary election is less than two weeks away. How well do you know the candidates? In addition to the state and federal races, voters in...
August 1, 2018 - 5:48am
July 27, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Stratton works to maintain lakes, parks
To the editor: August 14 is the date of our Minnesota state primary election. There are several significant choices to be made. I would encourage you to vote for Jim Stratton for Douglas County commissioner. Douglas County has a rich lake heritage. Jim understands that history and...
July 27, 2018 - 8:54am
July 26, 2018
County board candidates state their case
Candidates who are running in the primary election for two Douglas County Board positions offered ideas on a wide range of topics Wednesday —...
July 26, 2018 - 9:46am
May 11, 2018
Hospital's new name: Alomere Health
And the Douglas County Hospital's new name is... Alomere Health. "Our new better describes our passion and purpose, not just our ownership or...
May 11, 2018 - 10:18am
April 20, 2018
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Douglas County Coordinator Heather Schlangen presented an updated personnel policy at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, and it was approved...
April 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
January 10, 2018
Veterans call for return of stipends for VA drivers
The $40 a day stipend for volunteer drivers for the Veteran Service Office in Douglas County was terminated by Douglas County commissioners...
January 10, 2018 - 2:10pm
October 6, 2017
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
The Douglas County Commissioners are all in agreement that something should probably be done about the rumble strips on County Road 8, at the...
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
September 9, 2017
Agency details scope of domestic violence
Last year, 550 Douglas County residents received services through Someplace Safe for domestic violence-related issues. Of those 550, 113 were children. In Minnesota last year, at least 18 women were killed in cases where current or former partners were the suspected or convicted...
September 9, 2017 - 7:39am
August 17, 2017
County commission salaries increase $1,000
"It would be easier if you guys weren't sitting there," Douglas County Commissioner Keith Englund said to the audience while the commissioners...
August 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
It looks like Alexandria is going to be joining the cities of Brandon, Osakis, Long Prairie and Elbow Lake in honoring local veterans. Gabe...
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
May 5, 2017
Commentary: Local roads need dedicated funds
By Jim Stratton, Douglas County commissioner, Alexandria, MN and chair of Minnesota Rural Counties For each of the last three years, the roadmap for moving a comprehensive transportation funding bill forward has taken decidedly different turns when it comes to how to pay for the fix...
May 5, 2017 - 7:46am
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm