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Sheriff Wolbersen asks for pay increase

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen submitted a statement to the board of commissioners Friday asking to receive the same pay increase that other department heads will have in 2014.

In his statement, Wolbersen mentioned that 2014 will be his eig…continue reading on echopress.com

County gets $300,000 insurance dividend

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Homeless veterans, insurance dividends, mental health needs and more.

Those were the issues the Douglas County Board dealt with at its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 26.

Here are a few of the items addressed at that meeting. The board:

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CR 120 in, CR 85 out

September 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

A section of Douglas County Road 85 has been re-designated as County Road 120. Now, County Road 120 runs from the north end of Lake L’Homme Dieu south along the east side of the lake – between County Roads 42 and the former County Road 85.
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Courts remodel gaining momentum

October 18, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Douglas County commissioners and court administrators continued to debate the courts remodel project at the Board of Commissioners meeting on October 11. Continue Reading

County explores cost-saving idea for health care

November 11, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

There may soon be a different prescription discount card available for Douglas County residents who are uninsured or underinsured. Continue Reading