News & Announcements

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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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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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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