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August 31, 2018
Bruce Nelson will retire on Friday, Aug. 31, after spending 40 years as executive director of the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Nelson reflects on 40 years of overseeing sewer
August 31, 2018 - 8:49am
August 30, 2018
Community news
August 30, 2018 - 8:12pm
August 28, 2018
Community news
August 28, 2018 - 7:59am
August 26, 2018
Jerome Hanson, right, is collecting donations to pose with this World War II-era Harley Davidson motorcycle. He hopes to raise money to help veterans including Jim Clermont, left, of Garfield, who was on the first destroyer at the Normandy invasion in World War II. (Contributed)
Man with a bike: Hoffman auctioneer hopes to send Garfield World War II vet to Normandy celebration
August 26, 2018 - 6:54am
August 25, 2018
Twins Braxton and Auvianna will soon have two little sisters.  WDAZ-TV photo
Northwest Minnesota woman pregnant with second set of twins
August 25, 2018 - 3:27pm
August 24, 2018
Viola Larson, 100, of Alexandria, visits with lifelong friend, Elvira Blank, 100, of Miltona. The two have known each other their entire lives and have remained good friends throughout the last century. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
August 24, 2018 - 5:36am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
Carol Meyer, a retired bank officer with extensive volunteer experience, was honored with the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for women at the Douglas County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 16. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
'Not about me'
August 22, 2018 - 10:39am
August 20, 2018
Community news
August 20, 2018 - 6:56am
August 19, 2018
Even though the weather was iffy on Sunday with the threat of rain, a good-sized crowd walked the midway in the afternoon and lined up for rides at the Douglas County Fair. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Sunday at the fair (w/video)
August 19, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 18, 2018
Jackie and Brandon Salisbury of Moorhead took a detour between their wedding and reception on Lake Louise Saturday for a quick trip to the Douglas County Fair. Jackie even won this panda on the Midway. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Wedding party visits fairgrounds
August 18, 2018 - 10:22pm
Dylan Boesl, 12, of Alexandria, runs with the ewe lamb black face champion, while Paige Boesl, 16, turns around with Pearl, a reserve champion, Saturday at the Douglas County Fair. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Saturday at the Fair
August 18, 2018 - 9:55pm
August 17, 2018
Presley Tveter of Fargo (left) and Madysin Saathoff of Alexandria enjoy the Blizzard ride at the fair Friday.  (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
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Friday at the fair (Photos/Video)
August 17, 2018 - 8:41pm
The Fireball ride provides thrills for a group of daring fairgoers Thursday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
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Thursday at the fair (photos & video)
August 17, 2018 - 12:57pm
Lewis Struthers of Parkers Prairie shows off his observation hive that will be used during his beekeeping and horticulture presentation at the Douglas County Fair on Friday. (Alexis Habberstad / Echo Press)
All the 'buzz' of the fair: Beekeeper of more than 70 years to give live presentations
August 17, 2018 - 5:41am