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Douglas County News

Search for "Public Works" returned 14 records from our News Archive
County Board Meeting November 2

Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The November 2 Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting began with Facilities Director Rodney Naab requesting approval to move ahead with modernization of the elevator at...

County Board Meeting September 7

Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners held a jam-packed board meeting Tuesday, September 7 that concluded with an informational presentation on the possible request for a ...

County Board Meeting August 17

Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Every year the Douglas County Board of Commissioners hears funding requests from a variety of agencies doing great work to assist the residents of and visitors to Douglas Coun...

Construction to Begin on Roundabout in LaGrand Township

Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Work to construct a roundabout in LaGrand Township is set to begin in late June. The contractor on the project, Central Specialties, Inc. of Alexandria, tells Douglas County P...

Douglas County Road Construction CSAH 9

Posted: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The first major road construction project of the season begins in Douglas County. Crews from Minnerath Construction are scheduled to begin removal of the asphalt on County Sta...

Pilgrim Point Park Open House April 28!

Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The public is welcome to attend in person or virtually as Douglas County Parks displays the current plans for developing Pilgrim Point Park. The in person gathering will take ...

County and City of Alexandria Hold Joint Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Alexandria City Council are looking forward to improving safety on a much-used road, providing lighting on a roadway near an ...

Douglas County Public Works Receives Governor's Safety Award

Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020

The Minnesota Safety Council will recognize Douglas County Public Works for excellence in workplace safety and health during its annual conference October 19-20, 2020. “It is ...

County Board Meeting October 6

Posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Douglas County Commissioners approved another round of financial assistance for businesses and nonprofits that suffered due to COVID. The county received funds through the CAR...

Douglas County Roundabout Open House Meeting

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2020

Douglas County residents will have an opportunity to learn why a third roundabout is planned to enhance safety — this one at an intersection in LaGrand Township. The Douglas C...

County Board Meeting June 2

Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Douglas County License Bureau will be extending its hours to provide even better service to residents. License Bureau Director Susan Crotteau asked the board of Douglas Co...

Douglas County Services Impacted by Statewide Stay at Home Order

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020

The statewide stay at home order effective 11:59 p.m. Friday March 27 through Friday, April 10 at 5 p.m. will impact several services provided by Douglas County. The state has...

County Board Meeting February 18

Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Commissioners heard detailed information on the progress of two county departments serving the county’s residents and they approved a variety of routine matters at their meeti...

County Board Meeting February 4

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Library The Douglas County library prides itself on serving the needs of the very young to the very old. There’s a librarian who specializes in serving children and soon there...