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Douglas County Board

January 8, 2019
Two new Douglas County commissioners, Tim Kalina and Heather Larson, were sworn in Tuesday morning at the organizational meeting of the Douglas County Board. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
New commissioners sworn in
January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 3, 2019
Julie Anderson
County hires new emergency management director
January 3, 2019 - 8:36am
December 20, 2018
Douglas County Commissioner Owen Miller presents Dawn Crouse with a plaque for her years of service to the county. Crouse is retiring after more than 40 years working for the county. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
County bids farewell to recorder, two commissioners
December 20, 2018 - 5:38pm
December 14, 2018
Bronze star grave markers are used to mark the graves of veterans. The symbols on the star are as follows: crossed rifles for land forces and an anchor for sailors. The letters signify fraternity, charity and loyalty. The marker was patterned after the Civil War Grand Army of the Republic Badge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
December 14, 2018 - 10:13am
November 28, 2018
New policy for county department heads
November 28, 2018 - 6:16am
November 16, 2018
County gives lakes group $50,000
November 16, 2018 - 7:29am
November 13, 2018
Half-cent sales tax off the table: Lakes association asks for $100,000 instead
November 13, 2018 - 5:18pm
November 1, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Douglas County Board needs change
November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Paid Political Letter: Stratton highly-regarded commissioner
November 1, 2018 - 9:00am
Paid Political Letter: Stratton is third option for commissioner
November 1, 2018 - 7:00am
Paid Political Letter: Backhaus is hard working, no nonsense
November 1, 2018 - 6:00am
October 30, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Backhaus will watch tax dollars closely
October 30, 2018 - 8:00am
October 24, 2018
Jim Stratton
Stratton mounts write-in campaign
October 24, 2018 - 5:23pm
October 19, 2018
Parks Superintendent Brad Bonk holds an award with Douglas County Commissioner Owner Miller that was presented to JLG Architects for their work on the Kensington Rune Stone Park visitor center. Also pictured are commissioners (from left) Charlie Meyer, Jerry Rapp, Keith Englund and Jim Stratton. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Douglas County receives 'clean' audit
October 19, 2018 - 5:55am
October 5, 2018
Douglas County commissioner candidates (left to right) Owen Miller, Heather Larson, Mike Woods, Charlie Meyer, Tim Kalina and Judy Backhaus, answer questions at a forum Thursday evening. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
County board candidates offer their ideas
October 5, 2018 - 3:03pm