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  1. Omaha officers involved in mentally ill man's death - will no longer be employed by the city'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... have the option of appealing the decision to either an independent arbitrator or the city's personnel board. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he still is reviewing reports before deciding whether to file charges against the officers. An ...

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  2. Complaint filed against Home Rule Charter petitionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The News-Review

    A complaint filed this week in Douglas County Circuit Court asserts the people pushing a transformation of Douglas County government are going about it the wrong way. Smith said he believes the petitioners for Home Rule haven't followed the correct procedure according to state law.

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  3. 6pm Sportscast 5/15Read the original story

    May 15, 2017 | KSFY

    ... in the line of duty. Armour residents said all of the damage happened literally in a matter of minutes. The Douglas County Emergency Manager said the destruction is a result of straight-line wind in the storm that passed through Monday morning. ...

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  4. Several businesses, homes, damaged in severe weather in ArmourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KSFY

    ... ended up having a lot of tree damage, several roofs blown off some of the businesses here in Armour," said Douglas County Emergency Manager Patrick Harrington. "On the north part of town, the city pool lost its roof and there's some other damage on ...

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  5. The origin of Watertown's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KSFY

    ... in the line of duty. Armour residents said all of the damage happened literally in a matter of minutes. The Douglas County Emergency Manager said the destruction is a result of straight-line wind in the storm that passed through Monday morning. ...

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  6. Highway signs pay tribute to fallen troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KSFY

    ... in the line of duty. Armour residents said all of the damage happened literally in a matter of minutes. The Douglas County Emergency Manager said the destruction is a result of straight-line wind in the storm that passed through Monday morning. ...

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  7. Armour residents spend day cleaning up damageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KSFY

    Armour residents said all of the damage happened literally in a matter of minutes. The Douglas County Emergency Manager said the destruction is a result of straight-line wind in the storm that passed through Monday morning.

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  8. Storm Damage Cleanup Happening In ArmourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... probably hit maybe a little bit harder but the whole town sustained damage across it," Patrick Harrington, Douglas County Emergency Manager, said. A number of downtown businesses suffered damage to their roofs. Many of the trees in town were left in ...

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  9. Day of Prayer observances planned for Thursday in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Times Georgian

    Georgia Teacher of the Year Casey Bethel will be the keynote speaker at the the National Day of Prayer United Way Shoebox Breakfast on May 4 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center. As the 2017 National Day of Prayer approaches, there are two annual opportunities for public prayer and reflection in Douglas County on Thursday, May 4. Tickets are currently being sold for the fourth annual Douglas County Day of Prayer and United Way Shoebox Breakfast that will begin at 7:30 a.m. The second event is an annual community-wide prayer event on the steps of the Douglas County Courthouse beginning at noon.

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  10. Anthony Douglas PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The News-Review

    A Roseburg man was convicted of attempting to commit a Class B felony after being arrested back on July 20, 2016, on suspicion of first-degree sex abuse. Anthony Douglas Pierce, pleaded no contest Thursday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court, leading to the conviction of attempting to commit a Class B felony.

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  11. Man sentenced to life in prison with chance of parole for murder of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... the back. As Kelley took his seat, he gazed across the courtroom and said, "It is what it is." On March 17, a Douglas County jury found Kelley guilty of murdering his wife, 42-year-old Ginette Duvall, in July 2015. "I would like to apologize for ...

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  12. Omaha hotel assault suspect also faces charges in South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KSFY

    Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning said Zachary Person, 29, has been arrested in connection with an assault at an Omaha, Nebraska hotel. Person is linked to a case in which a man groped a female employee of the hotel and tried to force her into a restroom.

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  13. Watch: Bald Eagle Waiting On Eggs In Colorado NestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... waiting for them to hatch. Debate Over Plan To Allow Teachers To Carry Guns At School It's an issue that has Douglas County parents divided: should teachers be allowed to carry handguns on school grounds? 2017 NBA Second Half Preview -- Western ...

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  14. Dan McKinney has the experience we needRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The News-Review

    As a real estate broker and member of the Douglas County Association of Realtors for more than 18 years, I am compelled to recommend to Douglas County citizens the importance of voting for Dan McKinney as Douglas County Circuit Court Judge. It is essential to the real estate and business community to have a civil judge familiar with complicated business and real estate law.

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  15. Civil War Veterans Get Proper Headstones ForaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... deaths. The Daily Republic reports that more than 30 people attended the event at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Douglas County Veteran Service Officer Fred Kuil along with the South Dakota Department of Veteran Affairs dedicated the headstones to the ...

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  16. Civil war veterans get proper headstones for gravesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    More than 30 people attended the event at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Douglas County Veteran Service Officer Fred Kuil along with the South Dakota Department of Veteran Affairs dedicated the headstones to the late veterans Chris Schroder and Joseph Chamberlain , who both resided in the Armour area.

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  17. Dan McKinney is most qualified for Douglas County Circuit Court Judge positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The News-Review

    I have practiced law in Douglas County for over 20 years, and I am endorsing Dan McKinney for Douglas County Circuit Court Judge. A judicial vacancy exists because Judge Randy Garrison is retiring, and Judge Garrison has more civil law experience than any of the other sitting judges.

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  18. Lutheran bishop discusses moral and spiritual actions to halt global warming on Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The News-Review

    Evangelical Lutheran Bishop David Brauer-Rieke believes that leaving the world better for our progeny is not just a value of the church, but a human value. He stressed this value at a forum Monday at the Roseburg Douglas County Library called "Climate Change: A Moral and Spiritual Action."

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  19. Attorney poll shows majority favor McKinney for judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The News-Review

    Roseburg attorney Dan McKinney is the favorite for Douglas County Circuit Court judge in the latest Oregon State Bar Judicial Preference Poll. The poll, taken Sept.

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  20. Thief steals priest's "greatest gift"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | KSFY

    But a South Dakota priest says someone broke that rule and took from him the greatest gift he has ever received. That theft, in Lake Andes, now puts years of planning in jeopardy and threatens to cost him thousands of dollars.

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