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Westrom's bill funds ag programs, broadband
Minnesota woman agrees to plead guilty to laundering up to $1.5M
Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 25
Track and Field: Minnewaska top two again at Benson
Track and field: Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing improvement
Adapted Bowling: Alexandria competes with Cambridge-Isanti
Girls golf: Young Cards second at AGC, Lakers try to start a new streak
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.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Ardis B. Oswald
Nancy Kay Norling
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Letter to the Editor: Cell phone bill will save lives
1919: Plans start for pickle factory
Letter to the Editor: Mistake made at 50th Avenue and Highway 29
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
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April 19, 2019
DATA: Best snowmobiling in 20 years
The Douglas County area saw some of the best snowmobiling it has seen in the last 20 years, Jeff Linn told the Douglas County commissioners at...
April 19, 2019 - 10:27am
MnDOT looks at options for Hwy. 27, I-94 intersection
Semi-trucks stacking up, driver confusion, illegal U-turns and access to local destinations are just a few of the issues that prompted a corridor...
April 19, 2019 - 7:33am
April 10, 2019
County moves ahead with AIS prevention
One of the main goals of the county's Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan is to not only monitor infestations, but to also manage any new...
April 10, 2019 - 8:50am
April 5, 2019
Veterans applaud county board decision
Roughly five years ago, the Douglas County Veterans Service Office was moved under the umbrella of the Social Services Office. This meant that...
April 5, 2019 - 7:22am
March 22, 2019
County employee recovers $1 million
More than $1 million has been collected in the past two years by the Douglas County strategic finance collections officer. Phyllis Johnson, who works in the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer office and is a liaison to the Social Services office, recovers funds from estates to reimburse...
March 22, 2019 - 7:11am
March 14, 2019
A look at township election results
The votes are in — as few of them as there were — and township boards in Douglas County are ready to go for the upcoming year. Here's a look at the results of the March 12 township elections: Alexandria — Rodney Eldevik and Joel Dahlheimer were both re-elected to...
March 14, 2019 - 4:41pm
March 13, 2019
County starts budget talks
Although the Douglas County budget for next year isn't set for several months, its commissioners and auditor/treasurer Char Rosenow have already begun taking a look at what it's going to look like. At a special budget meeting last Thursday, March 7, Rosenow asked the commissioners...
March 13, 2019 - 7:46am
March 8, 2019
County continues fight against aquatic invasive species
The fight against aquatic invasive species continues in Douglas County on a number of fronts, Land and Resource Management representatives told...
March 8, 2019 - 8:19am
Township elections set for Tuesday
Township elections are set for next week for all but three of the 20 townships in Douglas County. While Brandon, Carlos and Miltona townships hold elections in November on even years, elections for the rest of the county's townships will take place next Tuesday, March 12. Here's a...
March 8, 2019 - 7:18am
February 24, 2019
Lake Brophy County Park to get new playground equipment
Youth in Douglas County will have another place to play and have fun after the new playground equipment is installed at Lake Brophy County Park...
February 24, 2019 - 7:53am
February 15, 2019
Senior services coordinator introduced to county board
Senior citizens have a new face to greet them at the Douglas County Senior Services office. Joyce McIntosh, the new senior coordinator, was introduced...
February 15, 2019 - 9:10am
February 6, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers close week with setback for recreational marijuana
ST. PAUL — A bid to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota faced a hurdle last week as a key Senate leader said it likely wouldn't have a chance in that chamber. But that hurdle could be lowered on Feb. 5 as voters in Senate District 11 head to the polls to choose their...
February 6, 2019 - 7:29am
January 28, 2019
Salt use among topic discussed by joint city council, county board meeting
Salt use and its impact on the environment is a highly-debated topic in the region, and it was among the subjects discussed in a rare joint meeting...
January 28, 2019 - 9:42am
January 25, 2019
County approves contract with MnDOT for new interchange
At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved a partnership contract with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the future interchange on Interstate 94 and Pioneer Road. The work order contract is for the design and preparation of a conceptual layout for...
January 25, 2019 - 6:49am
January 15, 2019
Her career began in 1976: Douglas County Recorder retires after nearly 43 years
Shortly after she turned 20, Dawn (Rustand) Crouse saw an ad in the newspaper about a job opening in the county’s recorder office. Out of 50...
January 15, 2019 - 3:46pm