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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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
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
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. Youth and their dogs participated...
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
Preventing tick- and mosquito-borne diseases is focus of State Fair booth
Minnesotans' least favorite outdoor companions - ticks and mosquitoes - will be the featured "guests" at this year's Minnesota Department of Health exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair.
August 24, 2013 - 10:21am
August 23, 2013
Tina and Lena to bring smiles at State Fair
The popular comedy duo, Tina and Lena, has been invited to co-anchor the 20th anniversary celebration of Garage Logic, a KSTP radio program hosted...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am