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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
August 16, 2018
The Douglas County Fair is holdiing demolition derbys on Friday night and Sunday afternoon. It also held a lawn mower demolition derby Thursday night. (File photo)
Community Calendar
August 16, 2018 - 3:57pm
August 15, 2018
Bill Thoennes of the Alexandria Fire Department grills pork chops during the 53rd annual Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee on Wednesday, Aug. 15. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Big turnout for Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee
August 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
Corbin Brouns, 8, explains how he made this small house for his 4-H entry into the fair. Brouns is from Osakis and is in his first year with the Fancy Farmer 4-H group. "He's very into crafts," said his mom, Karla Brouns. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Douglas County fair opens Thursday
August 15, 2018 - 9:59am
August 14, 2018
Garfield days provided plenty of activities for a hot, summer day Saturday afternoon. While children chased after candy during the parade, others were content to just sit in the shade and watch. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
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Summer fun in Garfield
August 14, 2018 - 9:52am
August 13, 2018
Community news
August 13, 2018 - 6:22am
August 10, 2018
Alexandria City Park was busy Tuesday night, Aug. 7, as hundreds of people turned out the annual "Community Night Out" celebration hosted by the Alexandria Police Department and City of Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Community turns out for 'Night Out'
August 10, 2018 - 12:18pm
August 9, 2018
Andria auditions to take place next week
August 9, 2018 - 6:20pm
Expect tricks, comedy at Garfield Days
August 9, 2018 - 7:06am
August 8, 2018
Community news
August 8, 2018 - 12:05pm