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Douglas County keeps license bureau, talks public health, solid waste and fire

December 12, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Seven Douglas County families can resume their lives as usual without fear they are losing a source of income.
Douglas County commissioners voted on whether or not to turn the license bureau service over to the state at Tuesday’s meeting. In a three-to-two vote, the motion failed. Continue Reading

On schedule, on budget

January 11, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The incinerator project at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) is right on schedule and on budget. Continue Reading

MPCA fines incinerator for violation

December 7, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) along with 63 other facilities around the state were penalized by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Continue Reading

Heavy lifting

September 16, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

It took a train, a flatbed truck and two cranes, but a key piece of the expansion project at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management’s waste-to-energy facility is now in place. Continue Reading