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Three fire departments battle field fire
Douglas County receives 'clean' audit
Odds are, it's going to be a mild winter in the region
Westbound Lake Latoka bridge near Alexandria re-opens
Hockey: Balanced Blizzard bounce Willmar 6-0
Road to state: Football teams gear up for section tournaments
Volleyball: Silverstreaks go 1-3 at Sartell Tourney
Football: Imdieke leads Osakis rally over Montevideo
Football: Lakers dominate Benson to wrap up 6-2 regular season
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
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.
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Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Don & Arnie Henry
Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
UPDATED: Hides for Habitat Program back on locally and statewide
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Zebra mussels discovered in another Otter Tail County lake
Phyllis Jean Meyer
Nancy J. Rademacher
Paid Political Letter: Let's look at Franson's record
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Enact a carbon fee before it's too late
Letter to the Editor: Racism is happening in Alexandria
1918: Spanish flu closes meetings
4-H holds county competition
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
Western Minn. harvest kicks into gear after long rain delay
State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
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Douglas County Board
October 19, 2018
Douglas County receives 'clean' audit
Douglas County commissioners received good news from the CliftonLarsonAllen auditing firm at Tuesday's regular county board meeting. The board...
22 hours 1 min ago
October 5, 2018
County board candidates offer their ideas
Lakes, improvements to the county, vacation rental by owners and planning for the future were just a few of the topics discussed at a debate...
October 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
Soldier statue finds new home: It will move from courthouse to new Veterans Memorial Park
It's a done deal. The statue of a Civil War soldier that has stood on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse for more than a century will...
October 5, 2018 - 12:08pm
Underpass for Woodland in the works
Students going to Woodland Elementary School could soon have a safer option when walking to school by using a pedestrian underpass on County Road 46. The underpass would be connected to the school via a sidewalk and trail that would extend east all the way to the intersection of Rosewood...
October 5, 2018 - 6:06am
September 21, 2018
County sets preliminary levy
Douglas County commissioners approved a preliminary tax levy at Tuesday's regular board meeting. The levy was tentatively set at $27,240,300, which is a 2.99 percent increase from 2018. In 2017 the county levy was originally set at $27 million, a 3.96 percent increase, before officially...
September 21, 2018 - 6:03am
September 7, 2018
Budget items approved by county commissioners: County fair receives $15,000
The Douglas County Board approved a $15,000 appropriation to the Douglas County Agriculture Association, which runs the county fair, at its budget meeting Tuesday afternoon. Along with the ag association, commissioners approved several other appropriations at the Tuesday meeting....
September 7, 2018 - 7:48am
September 6, 2018
Board approves armored vehicle: $250,000 purchase to replace 1983 vehicle
An equipment purchase by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office caused quite a bit of controversy at a Douglas County Board budget meeting Tuesday...
September 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
August 29, 2018
Douglas County gets insurance dividend
The Douglas County Board received notice at its Aug. 21 budget meeting that the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust will issue a $146,552 dividend back to the county. Stephanie Hadler from the coordinator's department acts as Douglas County's risk manager and is the liaison...
August 29, 2018 - 12:12pm
August 24, 2018
County may not be in compliance: Rush working on shoreland development policy with DNR
Douglas County's ordinance allowing lakeshore owners to remove certain kinds of sidewalks or driveways in exchange for bigger homes is not in...
August 24, 2018 - 7:50am
August 21, 2018
Raises approved for elected officials: No change in commissioner salaries, per diems
Salaries were set for all four elected county officials and county commissioners, with increases approved for the Douglas County attorney, sheriff...
August 21, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 15, 2018
Final primary results: Meyer wins, Stratton loses in county board races
Residents in Douglas County Commissioner District 2 will have a new commissioner next year.
August 15, 2018 - 12:47am
August 10, 2018
Primed for the primary?
Are you ready to vote in the primary election on Tuesday? Some already have. The Douglas County Auditor's Office had received 236 absentee ballots as of Wednesday morning, which is about average for a primary election, according to Elections Administrator Vicki Doehling. Direct primary...
August 10, 2018 - 7:06am
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
August 3, 2018
County board candidates to speak at forum
The Alexandria Area League of Women Voters and Alexandria chapter of the American Association of University Women will sponsor a public forum for candidates running in the primary election for Douglas County Commissioner in Districts 2 and 4. It will take place on Monday, Aug. 6 at...
August 3, 2018 - 5:26pm
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