Douglas County, MNEcho Press

Teen driver injured in Douglas County crash

A 17-year-old driver was injured when his vehicle hit another vehicle on Highway 29 in Douglas County on Friday, June 11. The teen from Carlos, who was not named in the Minnesota State Patrol report, was taken to Alomere Health for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening. The teen...
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Celebrating the cheese curd at the Redhead Creamery Curd Fest near Brooten

The all-day, outdoor event celebrates everything cheesy, including Redhead Creamery’s pan-fried cheese curds and chocolate-covered cheese curd kabobs to name a few. The on-the-farm festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., includes live music by two bands, a variety of eats from food trucks and unique vendors and beer and wine from regional brew houses and wineries.
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Starbuck Teen Injured in Douglas County

A 16 year old female from Starbuck was driving a Chevy Captiva Thursday afternoon southbound on Highway 29 in the Hudson Township area of Douglas County when she ran off the road into the right ditch, hit the approach and rolled over. The teen was identified as Kylee Laura Klassen and she was taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Could unattended grocery stores thrive in small towns?

Main Street Market, a grocery store offering 24-hour access to members who pay a $75 annual fee, opened earlier this month in Evansville, Minnesota, according to the Park Rapids Enterprise. Members can access the store using a store app or key fob and pay for their groceries on their phone...
Forada, MNEcho Press

Update: 16-year-old injured in rollover on Highway 29 near Forada

A 16-year-old girl from Starbuck was injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 29 near Forada Thursday afternoon, June 10. According to the State Patrol, Laura Klassen, 16, was driving a 2012 Chevy Captiva south on Highway 29 near mile marker 72 in Hudson Township, when the vehicle went off the road and into the right ditch where it hit an approach and rolled over.

xxx Breezy Circle NW Alexandria, MN 56308

Lake Ida Access. Come and enjoy Lake Ida without the high taxes of owning water frontage. Sellers, two families, are selling two lots so there is plenty of room to roam and perhaps even build that needed shed for storage. Gated beach, Marina,, and beach house and boat launch. Property comes with a assigned boat slip. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the water! and the summer or winter fun that Douglas County has to offer.
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Detour Planned for County Road 186 Southeast of Sauk Centre

SAUK CENTRE -- A road resurfacing project just southeast of Sauk Centre will prompt a detour starting Monday. As part of the County Road 186 resurfacing project, the bridge over the Sauk River will be closed for approximately two weeks while crews complete bridge approach repairs. Traffic will be detoured...
Douglas County, MNEcho Press

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