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Douglas County Fair Floral Contest Review

Now that the pollen has settled, it’s time to recap the fun and ferocity that was the Colorful Seasons Floral Arranging Contest at the 2019 Douglas County Fair.

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Back To School 2019

It may be August, but make no mistake – it’s time for back to school.  Here are a few essential items for Back To School 2019. All the trendy kids will be carrying brightly colored shovels as they walk five miles to school, uphill both ways.  Here, a snapshot of four charming third graders making their way to Lincoln Elementary. …

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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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