A beastly good time at the Douglas County Fair in Alexandria
The Douglas County Fair features a wide variety of animals.
This year's Douglas County Fair runs through Saturday, August 21, and includes a wide variety of entertainment, activities, food and fun.
1/4: Ella Steinle pets Danny the camel, a resident of the Chahinkapa Zoo of Wahpeton, N.D., who came to the Douglas County Fair as part of a presentation by the zoo. Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press
2/4: Chickens wait for their turn to be judged in the poultry barn at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday, August 18. Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
3/4: Gabriel Heidelberger gets an up-close look at some fish in a tank at the game and fish building at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday, August 18. Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
4/4: Kim and Jesse Lusty prepare their daughter's goat for judging at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday, August 18. Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
Organizers hope to make this an annual event.
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