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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
A knockout Party in the Street
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
David Kenneth Holm
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 22, 2012
Read and Ride Day at the Minnesota State Fair
Douglas County Library has announced that Wednesday, August 29, is Read and Ride Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Anyone showing a valid public library card will receive discounted admission for a ticket purchased at the gate (one discount per card). Look for read and ride library...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
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 11, 2012
What's new at the Eco Experience at the Minnesota State Fair?
Getting ready for the seventh year at the Minnesota State Fair, the Eco Experience is making improvements. Every area of the exhibit has added new components to get Minnesotans to take action in their everyday lives. Energy Solutions Home: This brand new component of the Eco Experience...
August 11, 2012 - 10:10am
July 2, 2012
Bacon ice cream? New foods announced for State Fair
ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Minnesota State Fair is hungry to announce the addition of 40 new foods to the myriad of fare at the 2012 Great Minnesota Get-Together. The following is a listing of this year's new foods: Alere's Featured Salads - Asian Salad - Romaine lettuce, fresh parsley,...
July 2, 2012 - 9:07am
August 17, 2011
4-H'ers share their fashion sense
The 2011 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review were held July 28 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, with 4-H...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
District 206 presents the second annual Community Eco Fair
School District 206 will present the second annual Community Eco Fair on Thursday, April 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Woodland Elementary School in...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
State Fair and Farm Bureau accepting Century Farm applications until April 1
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more are encouraged to apply for the 2011 Century Farm Program. More than 9,000 Minnesota farms have been honored since the program began in 1976. Family farms are recognized as Century Farms when they meet three req...
March 2, 2011 - 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
July 19, 2010
Wadena County Fair will go on
Sheldon Monson, president of the Wadena County Ag Society, wanted to assure the public that the Wadena County Fair will, in fact, take place at the Wadena County fairgrounds. Monson said that rumors have gone around that the county fair will take place in Perham, Motley or other...
July 19, 2010 - 5:12pm
March 3, 2010
St. Mary's students experiment during science fair
Students in 5th and 6th grade at St. Mary's School in Alexandria participated in the school's science fair on February 26. The students came...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Elden's honored at fall food show
Elden's Food Fair in Alexandria was recently honored with an award in Omaha, Nebraska at the Qwest Center in conjunction with the 78th annual...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Big crowd enjoys the fair
Judging by the number of people in attendance, it was another successful Douglas County Fair. Had Thursday's weather been a little bit better,...
August 26, 2009 - 12:05am
August 21, 2009
Fair swings into action
Kiersten Sabolik, along with her brothers J.J. and Brady, cleaned up their calf entry before judging began on Thursday and Friday at the Douglas...
August 21, 2009 - 12:05am