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Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
2016 Farm Progress Issue
July 8, 2009
Ground breaks for new Dougals County jail
The ground was broken Monday morning on a project that has been in the works for several years. The traditional groundbreaking ceremony took...
July 8, 2009 - 7:44am
April 20, 2009
YMCA digs into site
A long-held goal to build a YMCA in Alexandria is no longer just a dream. The big rigs started digging ground on the new facility this week. The...
April 20, 2009 - 4:36am
Power line project gets a green light
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Thursday gave CapX2020 utilities a green light to construct three 345-kilovolt electric transmission lines in Minnesota - including one that goes through Douglas County. The utilities still need permits for the routes, however. According...
April 20, 2009 - 4:34am
April 17, 2009
Stevens, Traverse, Grant counties seek agreement to combine with Douglas, Pope
Since September of last year, the Stevens Traverse Grant (STG) Public Health department has contracted with Douglas County for interim public health director services. That contract will likely continue in a more permanent way. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners...
April 17, 2009 - 6:47pm
April 11, 2009
Incinerator project picks up steam
The light at the end of the tunnel is finally shining for a project that has been in the works for the past couple of years. The project - the...
April 11, 2009 - 4:01am
April 8, 2009
Morris man pleads guilty to sex crime
A Morris man has pled guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct for touching a minor. Todd Douglas Jacobson, 41, entered his plea in Stevens...
April 8, 2009 - 12:31pm
April 3, 2009
Diving into trouble: Team is ready when tragedy strikes
At this time of year, one wouldn't expect to find too much action on any of the frozen lakes around the county. But just in case someone does...
April 3, 2009 - 10:49am
March 27, 2009
Douglas County Board sells bonds for jail
"Today was a good day to sell bonds." That's what Todd Hagen from Ehlers and Associates told the Douglas County commissioners at their regular board meeting Tuesday morning. Ehlers and Associates is the independent financial advisory firm in charge of selling bonds for the Douglas...
March 27, 2009 - 9:56am
March 23, 2009
Committee OKs sewer district to fold
ST. PAUL - A half-dozen years of fighting appears near an end for Douglas County's Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. A bill that got its...
March 23, 2009 - 11:56pm
March 20, 2009
Douglas County locks down jail bids of $12.9 million
After a lengthy discussion at a special board meeting Tuesday, the Douglas County jail project is moving forward. Douglas County commissioners...
March 20, 2009 - 8:35am
March 13, 2009
How much would it cost to not build a jail in Douglas County?
Even though it wasn't on Tuesday's agenda, the Douglas County Jail was the first topic of discussion for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Paul Anderson brought up the topic as the regularly scheduled meeting got under way, stating that in the last five or six...
March 13, 2009 - 11:48am
March 11, 2009
Douglas County Jail questions linger
As questions linger over the status of Douglas County's proposed new jail, county commissioners will have to wait a little longer for one in particular: How much will it cost? County officials on Monday announced they had delayed the date for when the county will officially receive...
March 11, 2009 - 9:36am
February 27, 2009
From the Echo Press: Economy, jail plans leave Douglas County officials nervous
By Mike Enright Alexandria Echo Press Douglas County took a shaky step forward this week in its long path toward a new jail, as mounting worries over the deepening recession threaten to derail the project. In what was expected to be a routine measure, county commissioners on Tuesday...
February 27, 2009 - 4:44pm
February 26, 2009
Douglas County works on future
Douglas County doesn't have a long-range plan. But, it's working on it. Sitting in on a regular planning meeting of county department heads last Wednesday, county commissioners began tinkering with the idea of developing a new long-range plan. The board has already created a committee...
February 26, 2009 - 12:03pm
February 14, 2009
Douglas County board: jail nudges ahead
Douglas County officials will soon know how much the county's state-mandated new jail will cost. The numbers, they say, should be looking good. During their regular meeting Tuesday, commissioners scheduled bidding dates for construction of the 55,000 square-foot facility, which...
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am