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Voters to shape township government next Tuesday

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Get ready to help government at its most grass-roots level.

Elections will take place next Tuesday, March 11 at 18 of the 20 townships in Douglas County. (Brandon and Miltona townships will have their elections this November.)
Here’s a look at …continue reading on echopress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Habitat seeks families for homeownership

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

One in four renters in Douglas County is devoting half or more of their income toward housing costs.
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is seeking qualified families for the 2014 and 2015 build seasons.
For more information or to find out if yo…continue reading on theosakisreview.com

Will war against invasive species get more ammunition?

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Douglas County will again apply for an aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspection grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

On Tuesday, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners authorized Land and Resource Management (LR…continue reading on echopress.com

Law enforcement agencies seize property in arrests

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 2012, the sheriff’s departments in Douglas and Todd Counties seized a total of 27 vehicles from criminals suspected of drug, alcohol or felony level crimes that directly involved those vehicles.

They were among 310 law enforcement agencies st…continue reading on theosakisreview.com

County board gears up for New Year

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

New board leadership and new meeting dates kicked off the first meeting in 2014 for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.

BALES LEADS BOARD Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales (District 3) was elected to serve as the board chairperson for 2…continue reading on echopress.com

Grants available to supplement emergency food and shelter programs

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Douglas County has been chosen to receive $4,390 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Funding levels are determined by the federal-based employment and poverty statistics.
These funds help provide emergency shelter for fa…continue reading on echopress.com

Livestock owners must register feedlots

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Douglas County farm/feedlot registrations from the 2006-09 registration cycle expired Tuesday, December 31.
The County Land and Resource Management Department sent out registration forms in early 2013 to all those needing to update their registry fo…continue reading on theosakisreview.com

Livestock owners must register feedlots

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Douglas County farm/feedlot registrations from the 2006-09 registration cycle expired Tuesday, December 31.
The County Land and Resource Management Department sent out registration forms in early 2013 to all those needing to update their registry fo…continue reading on theosakisreview.com