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Jim Stratton

August 15, 2018
Judy Backhaus (left) and Tim Kalina (middle) will face each other in the general election this November for a seat on the Douglas County Board for District 2 as they beat out incumbent Jim Stratton (right) in Tuesday's primary election.
Stratton knocked out in primary: Incumbent Meyer wins spot on Nov. 6 ballot
August 15, 2018 - 6:06pm
August 6, 2018
Douglas County commissioner candidates participate in a forum at Alexandria City Hall Monday Night. The candidates are (left to right) Mike Woods, Beth Teeuwen, Charlie Meyer, Jim Stratton, Tim Kalina and Judy Backhaus. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
County board candidates make final pitch before primary
August 6, 2018 - 11:19pm
August 3, 2018
The three candidates running in District 4 are (left to right) Charlie Meyer, Beth Teeuwen and Mike Woods.
County Board candidates answer questions
August 3, 2018 - 6:16am
August 1, 2018
The three candidates running in District 2 are (left to right) Judy Backhaus, Tim Kalina and Jim Stratton.
County Board candidates answer questions
August 1, 2018 - 5:48am
July 27, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Stratton works to maintain lakes, parks
July 27, 2018 - 8:54am
July 26, 2018
Candidates for Douglas County Board include (from left) Tim Kalina, Judy Backhaus and Jim Stratton in District 2; and Charlie Meyer, Beth Teeuwen and Mike Woods in District 4. (Randy Jansen / Echo Press)
County board candidates state their case
July 26, 2018 - 9:46am
May 11, 2018
The Douglas County Hospital’s new name – Alomere Health – is unveiled at a ceremony near the hospital’s entrance Friday morning. Hospital CEO Carl Vaagenes spoke from the podium while “branding ambassadors” Jason Norheim and Jodi Anderson revealed the new name. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Hospital's new name: Alomere Health
May 11, 2018 - 10:18am
April 20, 2018
This is a copy of a personnel policy that was sent out last week as part of the County Board packet. A new one was sent out five days later. play button
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
April 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
January 10, 2018
Owen Miller
Veterans call for return of stipends for VA drivers
January 10, 2018 - 2:10pm
October 6, 2017
After receiving complaints about the rumble strips on County Road 8, near the intersection with County Road 40 west of Alexandria, the Douglas County Commissioners are looking other options. This intersection has been the site of numerous crashes, which is why the strips were put in in the first place. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
September 9, 2017
Agency details scope of domestic violence
September 9, 2017 - 7:39am
August 17, 2017
Jim Stratton
County commission salaries increase $1,000
August 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
A tank at the Veterans of Foreign War along County Road 82 in Alexandria may move to a proposed new Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria. A committee has formed and is looking into creating the new park. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
May 5, 2017
Commentary: Local roads need dedicated funds
May 5, 2017 - 7:46am
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm