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Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
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Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
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DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
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Tomato tasting at the library
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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Douglas County Fair
August 18, 2017
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Alexandria fairgoers are accustomed to the sounds of the demolition derby echoing through the fairgrounds each year, but Thursday night the...
August 18, 2017 - 5:42pm
August 17, 2017
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
It's been nearly 16 years and Herb Penner still can't believe the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. "I can't, I just can't imagine it; still...
August 17, 2017 - 5:02pm
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
The Douglas County Fair kicked off Thursday with the carnival workers providing a unique opportunity for people with special needs. From 10...
August 17, 2017 - 4:09pm
August 16, 2017
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
The sounds of fire trucks, law enforcement vehicles and revving engines of the Freedom First Riders motorcycle group could be heard traveling...
August 16, 2017 - 7:26pm
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
Jim Bjerknes, 83, of Alexandria, known as the "pickle man," and Marjorie Swor of Osakis, who still bowls at 86, will be honored at the Douglas...
August 16, 2017 - 7:25am
June 7, 2017
9/11 exhibit to roll into Douglas County Fair
A Sept. 11, 2001, memorial is on its way to Douglas County. The 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit will set up a 1,000-square-foot display at...
June 7, 2017 - 5:34am
November 30, 2016
Ag association seeks fair manager
With an attendance that just keeps growing and a list of events that keeps getting bigger, the Douglas County Agriculture Association is looking...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
August 24, 2016
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
Though the weather wasn't perfect, attendance at the Douglas County Fair seemed to increase, according to Fair Board member Kathy Franson....
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 20, 2016
Mutton-bustin' fun at the fair (w/ video)
Lots of fun going on at the Douglas County Fair this weekend. Children had fun trying to stay on sheep during a Mutton Busting competition. For...
August 20, 2016 - 1:39pm
August 19, 2016
Douglas County Fair is in full swing
After a wet start to the Douglas County Fair on Thursday, Calorie Lane was packed with hungry people Friday evening.
August 19, 2016 - 8:11pm
A princess and her cows
Not many princesses can be found bathing cows in the scorching sunshine, but on Wednesday, Aug. 17, that's exactly what Douglas County Dairy Princess Kiersten Sabolik spent the afternoon doing. Sabolik, who is from Kensington, is one of 12 finalists competing for the title of Princess...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 18, 2016
Poultry return to the fair
Mike and Sarah Sprengeler help their daughter, Julia, with her 4H entry in the poultry barn at the Douglas County Fair Wednesday. Poultry are...
August 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
August 17, 2016
4-H Fashion Review takes a journey to the Land of Oz
The 2016 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review was held on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Discovery Middle School. The theme for...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Making old things new at the fair
ADMISSION Adults: $5 Children 12 or younger: Free Season pass: $15 Parking at west gate: Free Parking at east gate: $5 The 2016 Douglas County Fair is packed full of activities, both old and new. It begins Thursday, Aug. 18 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 21 at the fairgrounds in Alexandria....
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Douglas County 4-H holds day camp at the fair
This summer, youth who have completed grades K-4 are invited to attend a 4-H day camp at the Douglas County Fair in Alexandria on Friday, Aug....
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am