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Douglas County Fair

August 25, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Change in fair's flower competition is wrong
August 25, 2018 - 9:47am
August 24, 2018
Michael Right from KXRA Radio talks about one of the performers at this year's Fargo Blues Festival. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
August 24, 2018 - 11:43am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 19, 2018
Even though the weather was iffy on Sunday with the threat of rain, a good-sized crowd walked the midway in the afternoon and lined up for rides at the Douglas County Fair. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Sunday at the fair (w/video)
August 19, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 18, 2018
Jackie and Brandon Salisbury of Moorhead took a detour between their wedding and reception on Lake Louise Saturday for a quick trip to the Douglas County Fair. Jackie even won this panda on the Midway. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Wedding party visits fairgrounds
August 18, 2018 - 10:22pm
Dylan Boesl, 12, of Alexandria, runs with the ewe lamb black face champion, while Paige Boesl, 16, turns around with Pearl, a reserve champion, Saturday at the Douglas County Fair. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Saturday at the Fair
August 18, 2018 - 9:55pm
August 17, 2018
Presley Tveter of Fargo (left) and Madysin Saathoff of Alexandria enjoy the Blizzard ride at the fair Friday.  (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
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Friday at the fair (Photos/Video)
August 17, 2018 - 8:41pm
The Fireball ride provides thrills for a group of daring fairgoers Thursday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
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Thursday at the fair (photos & video)
August 17, 2018 - 12:57pm
Lewis Struthers of Parkers Prairie shows off his observation hive that will be used during his beekeeping and horticulture presentation at the Douglas County Fair on Friday. (Alexis Habberstad / Echo Press)
All the 'buzz' of the fair: Beekeeper of more than 70 years to give live presentations
August 17, 2018 - 5:41am
August 15, 2018
Corbin Brouns, 8, explains how he made this small house for his 4-H entry into the fair. Brouns is from Osakis and is in his first year with the Fancy Farmer 4-H group. "He's very into crafts," said his mom, Karla Brouns. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Douglas County fair opens Thursday
August 15, 2018 - 9:59am
July 7, 2018
Fair streamlines registration process
July 7, 2018 - 6:08am
October 17, 2017
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
October 17, 2017 - 11:36am
September 1, 2017
A big crowd checks out the Douglas County Fair on Saturday, Aug. 19. Attendance was estimated at 45,000, up about 5,000 from last year's fair. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
September 1, 2017 - 5:18pm
August 24, 2017
As a safety precaution for drivers, all mower decks, headlights and other glass and plastics were required to be removed from machines. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)play button
Update: Fair is up to the challenge (w/video)
August 24, 2017 - 4:45pm
August 18, 2017
Two of the requirements for derby contenders were that all racers wear a helmet, and all machines be factory available. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
August 18, 2017 - 5:42pm