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Alexandria turkey visits governor
Bjerke 'made a difference,' earns Christian award
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 17
Eagles Horseshoes honor champs for 2017
Alexandria Bantam A team wins Blue Ox Tournament bracket
Yohnke feeling out his football future
Volleyball: Knights' Kreft, Sanstead named all-conference
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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November 7, 2017
2017 Douglas fair: Small shortfall, big impact
The Douglas County Agricultural Association invested heavily into the fair this year, making improvements and bringing in new attractions like...
November 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
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 19, 2016
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
Going to the dogs
Douglas County 4-H'ers put their best dogs forward at the Douglas County 4-H Dog Show on Friday, Aug 5 at the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds....
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 16, 2016
Douglas County Fair begins Thursday
Cody Drewes (right) talks about his Lego spaceship entry with 4H judge Dyan Tigges Monday evening at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Tuesday...
August 16, 2016 - 8:37am
August 12, 2016
Free nitrate water testing offered
The Douglas County Soil and Water District (SWCD) in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer a free nitrate water testing clinic at the Douglas County Fairgrounds during the fair on Thursday, Aug. 18 and Friday, Aug. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Wanted: Your ideas for the fairgrounds
Imagine a Douglas County Fairgrounds with these features: An enclosed fieldhouse for athletic training and year-round events. A new parkway network with on-street parking, shade trees and trails. An event center to host car shows and indoor equestrian events. A private development...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
Committed to a balanced budget
The Douglas County Agricultural Association (DCAA) is regrouping and taking action now for future financial viability. "That's really what we're here today to discuss. What can we do to make this fair better?" said Earl Anderson, DCAA president. Anderson and two other representatives...
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
August 23, 2015
A chilly Sunday at the fair
The Douglas County Fair ended its four-day run with chilly, blustry weather Sunday. The sun peeked out a few times throughout the day but...
August 23, 2015 - 8:51pm
September 3, 2014
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show results announced
The Douglas County 4-H Dog Show was held on Friday, August 1 at the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds in Alexandria.
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2014
Douglas County Fair wraps up four-day run
The Douglas County Fair wrapped up its four-day run under cloudy skies and cooler temperatures Sunday. Big crowds turned out for the fair's...
August 17, 2014 - 7:43pm
August 14, 2014
Douglas County Fair begins four days of fun
It's Douglas County Fair time! Between the rides, games, animals, demolition derby, rodeo, exhibits and food, the fair is a summer event...
August 14, 2014 - 10:59am
August 25, 2013
State Fair booth showcases transportation
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will again have an exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2. Located in the Education Building at 1372 Cosgrove Street, MnDOT's booth this year will show the numerous connections between transportation and Minnesotans' daily...
August 25, 2013 - 7:51am
August 24, 2013
Get free red pine seedling at Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota Forest Industries (MFI), has been a Minnesota State Fair favorite for 22 years by giving away free seedlings at its booth in the Education Building. And this year, MFI is showing students and teachers how to learn more about trees. Visitors to MFI's booth this year will...
August 24, 2013 - 3:24pm