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Kids Aim For Fun At Annual Alexandria Event

The sixth annual Youth Outdoor Activity Day is Sunday, August 25th in Alexandria.  Kids who have been to it say it’s their favorite day of the year.  Even more than Christmas!  OK.  Maybe it’s a tie.

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DNR Invites You To See Them At State Fair

One of the very popular stops at the Minnesota State Fair is the Department of Natural Resourses exhibit.  This year their theme is “Public lands, owned by you, managed by DNR.”

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Rush Hour In Douglas County

A retired DNR official was at Grant Lake last month.  His eagle eye spotted an unwelcome visitor—flowering rush.

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Final Push For Stuff The Bus

It’s down to the wire for Stuff The Bus, a back-to-school event coordinated by the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties.  Generous souls like Mason and Riley, seen helping above at Eldens, have until Thursday, August 15th to fill yellow school bus boxes and give area k-12 graders the basics they need to succeed.

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Terminal Silent as Vietnam Veteran’s Remains Flown Home by Son

Late this morning, the remains of Vietnam Veteran Col. Roy Knight Jr were flown home by Knight’s son, a pilot who last saw his father when he was 5 years old – as he departed from the same airport in Texas in 1967.

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