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Douglas County Fair
August 25, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Change in fair's flower competition is wrong
To the editor: At the 2017 event, the Douglas County Fair announced that next year, 2018, a person couldn't compete in the flower arranging competition the following year if you were a previous winner. This seems wrong and unfair for any event. Clearly, this was aimed at me because...
August 25, 2018 - 9:47am
August 24, 2018
Fair delivers — again
August 24, 2018 - 11:43am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
The 2018 Douglas County Fair wrapped up its four-day run Sunday a little earlier than expected, as heavy rains fell at the fairgrounds shortly after 6 p.m. and didn't let up for several hours. Brad Brejcha, vice president of the Douglas County Ag Association, said Sunday's rains...
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 19, 2018
Sunday at the fair (w/video)
The Douglas County Fair wraps up a four-day run Sunday -- a night when heavy rains soaked the midway shortly after 6 p.m. The fair was still...
August 19, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 18, 2018
Wedding party visits fairgrounds
It wasn't long after Jackie and Brandon Salisbury said their wedding vows Saturday that they made another vow: to check out the Douglas County...
August 18, 2018 - 10:22pm
Saturday at the Fair
The third day of the 2018 Douglas County Fair included a full slate of events Saturday in Alexandria. It started in the morning with the 4-H...
August 18, 2018 - 9:55pm
August 17, 2018
Friday at the fair (Photos/Video)
The Douglas County Fair runs through Sunday, August 19, in Alexandria. Click the right and left arrows in the photo for more photos.
August 17, 2018 - 8:41pm
Thursday at the fair (photos & video)
The Douglas County Fair in Alexandria starts Thursday morning and runs through Sunday evening. Check back throughout the day for more photos...
August 17, 2018 - 12:57pm
All the 'buzz' of the fair: Beekeeper of more than 70 years to give live presentations
At the Douglas County Fairgrounds this week, the Johnson building was buzzing ‒ and not just with excitement. The Johnson building is located...
August 17, 2018 - 5:41am
August 15, 2018
Douglas County fair opens Thursday
As the noontime sun beat down on the blacktop, five guys worked on a ride called the Dragon Wagon, hauling pieces of track off a trailer. Across...
August 15, 2018 - 9:59am
July 7, 2018
Fair streamlines registration process
Attention all those who plan to enter exhibits in the open class division of the Douglas County Fair this summer. A new option is available to make the process faster and more convenient: Register online. That option became available on the fair's website — www.dcmnfair.com...
July 7, 2018 - 6:08am
October 17, 2017
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
To the editor: It's been just short of two months since the Douglas County Fair and we have already begun to plan the 2018 fair. We have some fantastic entertainment already booked and will continue to plan for an even "better" 2018 fair. We heard a lot of good comments and compliments...
October 17, 2017 - 11:36am
September 1, 2017
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
A fun-filled fair
September 1, 2017 - 5:18pm
August 24, 2017
Update: Fair is up to the challenge (w/video)
The old Douglas County Fair came up with some new tricks — and attendance was on the uptick, as well. Don Kleine, Douglas County Fair...
August 24, 2017 - 4:45pm
August 18, 2017
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Alexandria fairgoers are accustomed to the sounds of the demolition derby echoing through the fairgrounds each year, but Thursday night the...
August 18, 2017 - 5:42pm