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Man with local ties injured in explosion
Three deaths on White Earth reservation; BCA called in
Law Enforcement Blotter: March 15-17
Most North Dakotans, Minnesotans who qualify for heating assistance don't seek it
Missing woman found safe
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Track and field: Olson takes first at state indoor championship
Hockey: Blizzard upset top-seed Lumberjacks in first round
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: SCSU, UMD, MSU advance
Hockey: Blizzard take game two in OT
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
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Local outdoor groups offer emergency pheasant feeding
Donna Mae Kasel
Ruth J. Carlisle
Paul Leo Hansen
Letter to the Editor: Stop abuse and violence - now
Letter to the Editor: Parents: Teach your children well
Commentary: Phone apps are not discriminatory
A Guest Editorial: State should bump up aid to cities
Be like my big sis - fight cancer
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
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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Douglas County Board
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
February 22, 2019
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
The Douglas County Board approved contracts between the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the cities of Evansville and Miltona for 20 hours of dedicated service per month. The contracts, according to Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen, are long-standing agreements that are brought...
February 22, 2019 - 11:41am
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 23, 2019
Letter to the Editor: County Board should add evening meeting
To the editor: I was disappointed to see the Douglas County Board meeting schedule for 2019. The meetings are once again scheduled during business hours, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, for working county residents to attend and participate. What is the rationale for...
January 23, 2019 - 9:33am
January 8, 2019
New commissioners sworn in
It's a new year for the Douglas County Board as the two newly-elected commissioners were sworn in Tuesday morning at the board's annual organizational...
January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 3, 2019
County hires new emergency management director
A new emergency management director has been hired for Douglas County. Julie Anderson, who has been the deputy emergency management director...
January 3, 2019 - 8:36am
December 20, 2018
County bids farewell to recorder, two commissioners
Recorder Dawn Crouse was recognized for her years of service at Tuesday's Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting. Crouse, who began her...
December 20, 2018 - 5:38pm
December 14, 2018
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
Next spring, bronze stars missing from grave sites of area veterans will be replaced. A funding policy for those stars was approved Tuesday at...
December 14, 2018 - 10:13am
November 28, 2018
New policy for county department heads
A new attendance and communication policy for Douglas County department heads was approved at last week's regular Douglas County Board meeting. But not before plenty of discussion. The policy states that when a department head is not going to be in the office, such as when they are...
November 28, 2018 - 6:16am
November 16, 2018
County gives lakes group $50,000
It may have been half the amount asked for, but the Douglas County Lakes Association will receive funding from the Douglas County Board of Commissioners for the Douglas County Water Legacy Fund. Following much discussion at a special budget meeting Wednesday afternoon, the commissioners...
November 16, 2018 - 7:29am
November 13, 2018
Half-cent sales tax off the table: Lakes association asks for $100,000 instead
A half-cent county sales tax might have been a good idea, but is not being asked for at this time, according to Gene Rose, incoming vice president of the Douglas County Lakes Association. "We considered this and it might be a good way to go, but we would like to take it (the half-cent...
November 13, 2018 - 5:18pm
November 1, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Douglas County Board needs change
To the editor: Every Douglas County veteran and voter needs to remember what transpired in early 2018 when the Douglas County Commissioners eliminated the budget for the county veterans that needed transportation to and from St. Cloud, Minneapolis and Fargo VA medical facilities for...
November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Paid Political Letter: Stratton highly-regarded commissioner
To the editor: I support Jim Stratton in his write-in campaign for re-election to Douglas County Commissioner. I work with Jim on a number of boards and he is highly-regarded among commissioners around the state for his insights and expertise. Commissioner Jim Stratton gets my support...
November 1, 2018 - 9:00am
Paid Political Letter: Stratton is third option for commissioner
To the editor: Jim Stratton is running as write-in candidate for District 2 Douglas County Commissioner. Jim is giving District 2 a third option that includes strong leadership and a history of thoughtfully weighing both sides of an issue before voting. November 6, write in Jim Stratton....
November 1, 2018 - 7:00am