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Douglas County Fair

September 2, 2015
The Douglas County Corn and Soybean Grower Association donated beef from locally grown cattle to be used at the 2015 Douglas County 4-H food stand. Some of those involved include (left to right) Carly Snell, 4-H’er; Jodi Hintzen, 4-H program coordinator; Debra Johnson, Douglas County Corn and Soybean Board; Karol Colfas; Kallista Roers, 4-H’er; and Scott Anderson and Kerby Lund, Douglas County Corn and Soybean Board members. (Contributed)
4-H food stand serves local beef
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
The merry-go-round at the Douglas County Fair drew a lot of attention on Friday afternoon when the weather was picture-perfect. (Will Benson | Echo Press)play button
Fair numbers jump up (w/video)
August 26, 2015 - 9:17am
August 22, 2015
Youngsters have a fun time rolling a ball into holes that made their race horse advance down the track Saturday morning. (Mari Wospeka | Echo Press)
UPDATE: A drizzly but fun Saturday at Douglas County Fair
August 22, 2015 - 2:15pm
August 21, 2015
Douglas County Princess Pageant contestants are (back row, left to right) Abigail Scheller, Sophie Pfeffer, Nicole Skindelien, Amelia Meier, Alayna Nielsen, Kennley Henry, (front) Lexie Angen, Eva Traut, Alexa DeGier, Eleigh Meier and Zeplyn Wright. (Contributed)
Princess Pageant contestants announced
August 21, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Part of the charm of the food demonstrations at the Douglas County Fair is the chance to sample different ethnic foods such as lefse (pictured), rommegrot, rosettes, and krumkake. The new demonstrators from the Alexandria Senior Center plan to have both pre-made and fresh samples this year. (Echo Press file photo)
Food demonstrations are long-time fair tradition
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Come to the Douglas County Fair
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
A sweet sleeping dog was the design of one of DeAnn Runge’s open class exhibit entries in the quilted pillow category. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
In 'fair mode' all year long
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
Talent show, princess pageant new to fair
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
Talent opportunities abound at county fair
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
This photo was taken during last year’s Douglas County Fair when Arial Way of Garfield, a member of the Chippewans 4-H club, earned grand champion honors for senior showmanship in poultry. No showings will take place this year because of concerns over avian flu. (Contributed file photo)
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
Andrew Schneeberger or Alexandria (center) rode the merry-go-round Friday afternoon at the Douglas County fair with his son, Devon, (right) and his nephew, Aiden Bayless. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)play button
County fair attendance down from 2014 (w/video)
August 20, 2014 - 2:20pm
July 3, 2014
Quilt blocks sought for county fair judging
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
George Dyrstad’s daughter, Kathy, accepted his award, the Minnesota County Fair Person of the Year, from the Minnesota Fair Board. (Contributed)
Dyrstad named Minnesota County Fair Person of the Year
January 24, 2014 - 4:37pm
October 30, 2013
George Dyrstad holds the plaque that was given to him by Douglas County Fair Board Secretary Dale Bucholz (left) and President Earl Anderson. (Contributed)
Fair board honors Dyrstad
October 30, 2013 - 9:18am
August 21, 2012
Liberty Livewires 4-H member Alexis Kokett of Alexandria reacted to the cold water her cousin, Kristen Kokett, spilled on her during the 4-H Olympics held in the Erickson Pavilion Sunday at the Douglas County Fair. (Photo by Al Edenloff)
VIDEO: A fun and sun-filled Douglas County Fair
August 21, 2012 - 12:46pm
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