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Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
One-car rollover crash on I-94 sends one to hospital
Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Softball: Cards pick up three wins Saturday at Rockford tourney
Girls golf: Lakers win, Cards third at Brainerd
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Fair
July 22, 2015
In 'fair mode' all year long
Local mother-daughter duo creates hundreds of fair entries through the years
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
Talent show, princess pageant new to fair
This year’s Douglas County Fair will have plenty of opportunities for people to showcase their talents. The first event is Douglas County’s Got Talent on Saturday, August 22 at 10 a.m. There will be a competition in three classes: age 12 or younger, age 13-18 and open class....
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
Talent opportunities abound at county fair
This year’s Douglas County Fair will have plenty of opportunities for people to showcase their talents. The first event is Douglas County’s Got Talent on Saturday, August 22 starting at 10 a.m. There will be a competition in three classes: age 12 or younger, age 13-18 and open...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
County fair attendance down from 2014 (w/video)
Weather, gate prices, change in grandstand events could be factors
August 20, 2014 - 2:20pm
July 3, 2014
Quilt blocks sought for county fair judging
Lakes Area Quilters members will be collecting 12-1/2” unfinished star blocks for viewer’s choice voting at the Douglas County Fair in Alexandria. The sampler blocks are to be in medium blue, light blue and cream. Blocks may be dropped off Monday-Saturday, August 4-9 at Dawn’s...
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Dyrstad named Minnesota County Fair Person of the Year
He’s helped run fair for 49 years
January 24, 2014 - 4:37pm
October 30, 2013
Fair board honors Dyrstad
He’s a key cog in Ferris wheel that keeps fair going
October 30, 2013 - 9:18am
August 21, 2012
VIDEO: A fun and sun-filled Douglas County Fair
Wow, what a fair! Picture-perfect, sunny weather - not too hot, not too cold - helped boost attendance to the Douglas County Fair. But the...
August 21, 2012 - 12:46pm
August 17, 2012
Dick Keuhn named outstanding senior
Dick Keuhn of Alexandria was presented the 2012 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award at the Douglas County Fair Thursday. "Dick can be depended...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Nominate outstanding senior citizen for honor
Nominations from county residents are now being sought for the 2012 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for Douglas County. The award recognizes outstanding senior citizens who have contributed their time and talent to benefit their community after reaching the age of 65. Official...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
County fair at a new site?
The Douglas County Fair at a new location? Believe it or not, it could very well happen. But not any time soon. The group that operates the fair, the Douglas County Agricultural Association, has a lease with the city of Alexandria to use the city-owned fairgrounds property. The...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Fair sizzles: Heat helps, hurts fair crowds
This year's Douglas County Fair was a sizzler - both in temperature and attendance. The rising heat and humidity, however, may have kept the...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Getting ready for the fair
The fairgrounds were bustling with activity on Wednesday as participants and judges prepared for the Douglas County Fair. Rachel Propst of Ashby...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Visit newspaper staff at fair
Visit us this weekend at the Douglas County Fair! The Echo Press and Osakis Review booth is located under the Grandstand. Renew your subscription, share your story ideas, tell us about your favorite newspaper sections, and register to win a free subscription to the Echo Press and...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am