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Today in Rock History – November 5

Here’s what happened today in Rock History:  1965 The Who released “My Generation” which will become a sort of anthem for British teens, rising to number two on the UK chart. In the US, however, despite performing the tune on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, the song will be mostly ignored and would get no higher than number 74 on …

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Today in Rock History – October 25

Here’s what happened today in Rock History for October 25:  1964 When the teenagers in the audience kept screaming after The Rolling Stones finished their first song, Ed Sullivan was forced to shout “Quiet!” multiple times before he could introduce the next act. When the band closed the show with “Time Is On My Side”, Sullivan exclaimed “Come on, let them hear …

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Golden Gophers Hope To Make It 8-0

The University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football team welcomes Maryland to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday.

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Today in Rock History – October 23

Here’s what happened today in Rock History for October 23:

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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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