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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 29
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ASK A TROOPER: A look through the history of the Minnesota State Patrol
Boys soccer: Cards shut out Otters to snap skid
Cross country: Cards, Knights top five in Fergus
Volleyball: Chargers keep Ashby winless
Girls soccer: Cards get second straight shutout
Cross country: Osakis' Savageau runner-up at St. John's meet
FAITH COLUMN: Show kindness to everyone
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to speak at Calvary
Homecoming festivities under way w/ video
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
See Sweetwater Revival in concert
Births - Sept. 30, 2016
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
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The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
LETTER: Let your voices be heard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Coming out of the closets
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
Impact Alexandria features motivational speaker Mel Robbins
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
hires and promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Fair
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
August 13, 2010
Retired teachers to share memories at the fair
Retired teachers will share their memories in the country schoolhouse at the Douglas County Fair. Everyone is invited to come talk with them and hear their stories. Retired teachers taking part in this year's fair are listed below, along with the time they will be in the schoolhouse. Lavina...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am