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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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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