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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Former Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness passes away
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
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...
Library / Life
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,...
Food / News
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...
News / state
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...
Food / News
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...
News / region
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...
awards / Business / Food
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,...
Life / News
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