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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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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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Shotgun In DC Fair Floral Faceoff

The Douglas County Fair is all about fun, food, family and friends.  And, cutthroat competition.

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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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Alexandrians Ready For Elvis Week

Elvis Presley died August 16th, 1977.  Elvis week is August 9th through August 17th.  Some of Alexandria’s finest Elvis impersonators are geared up.

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The Church Basement Ladies Are Back At TLHD

There are big laughs, from the church basement to the barnyard, at Theatre L’Homme Dieu this week!

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Stage Set For Douglas County Fair

The Douglas County Fair is August 14th through August 17th.  If you are a faithful Sunday fairgoer, sorry.  No fair for you.

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Fair Way To Quench Your Thirst

The Minnesota State Fair is August 22nd through September 2nd.  Checking out all 322 acres is a good way to work off that beer belly.  Thank goodness the fair offers new ways to put it back on.

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Vintage Books Up For Auction In Alexandria

If you’re the type that just can’t put down a good book,  put down your kindle and read this.

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