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Dave Rush

June 17, 2019
Lake Carlos is one of 19 lakes affected by a temporary no-wake restriction. (File photo by Lowell Anderson)
Temporary no-wake zones set: 19 Douglas County lakes affected
June 17, 2019 - 5:11pm
April 19, 2019
It was a good winter for snowmobiling on the Douglas Area Trails Association trails. (Echo Press file photo)
DATA: Best snowmobiling in 20 years
April 19, 2019 - 10:27am
April 10, 2019
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. (Contributed)
County moves ahead with AIS prevention
April 10, 2019 - 8:50am
March 8, 2019
CD3 decontamination systems can provide full waterless cleaning service to 100 boats per day. (Contributed)
County continues fight against aquatic invasive species
March 8, 2019 - 8:19am
September 20, 2018
County halts lakeshore practice
September 20, 2018 - 4:04pm
August 24, 2018
Dave Rush
County may not be in compliance: Rush working on shoreland development policy with DNR
August 24, 2018 - 7:50am
June 13, 2018
County simplifies sign ordinance
June 13, 2018 - 12:35pm
April 27, 2018
Permits denied for two vacation rentals
April 27, 2018 - 6:17am
March 22, 2018
A civil war soldier statue on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse could possibly have a new home. The statue, which was erected in 1916, could possibly be moved to Legion Park, which is the site of the newly planned Veterans Memorial Park. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Statue move tabled by county
March 22, 2018 - 12:58pm
March 6, 2018
Douglas County is in the process of amending its zoning and lodging ordinances to establish new rules for those who rent out private/vacation homes. (File photo)
County OKs new rules, licenses for vacation rentals
March 6, 2018 - 4:56pm
March 2, 2018
More than 40 people were packed into the Douglas County Commissioners meeting room Tuesday night for a Planning Advisory Commission meeting to discuss licensing of private/vacation home rentals. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Vacation rental license fee set
March 2, 2018 - 6:27am
January 25, 2018
Last summer, watercraft inspectors Nick Heseltine and Matthew Wolbersen inspect stand-up paddleboards after an event on Lake Le Homme Dieu. (Contributed)
Douglas County again gearing up for boat inspections
January 25, 2018 - 8:51am
January 16, 2018
Dave Rush
Many county permits to cost more starting Feb. 1
January 16, 2018 - 5:57pm
January 3, 2018
You asked: What's with all the noise?
January 3, 2018 - 9:08am
December 21, 2017
County affirms no environmental statement needed on Forada gravel pit
December 21, 2017 - 3:52pm