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County Fair changes dates: Murphy Bros. Exposition to provide more rides during event

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Stutsman County Fair will be held one week earlier for at least the next five years, because the fair board has contracted with a different carnival for more rides.
Stutsman County Fair Board President Mike Williams said Tuesday that the fair ha…continue reading on

Unfair at the fair

August 29, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

One of the young gals Saturday night at the fairgrounds gate was charging $5 per person, and no receipt or ticket for parking was given for parking at the fairgrounds. Continue Reading

Tina and Lena to bring smiles at State Fair

August 22, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

They’ll co-anchor Souchery radion show Continue Reading

Douglas County Fair draws crowds of 48,000

August 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Nearly 48,000 people turned out to celebrate the 125th anniversary celebration of the Douglas County Fair. Continue Reading

Slayton tractor spreads cancer awareness

August 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

SLAYTON — It’s hard to miss the long line of tractors parked along the driveway leading to the home of Ernie Engelkes and his wife, Betty.

It’s also difficult not to notice the pink tractor decorated by Engelkes that was moved Thursday after…continue reading on

Be entertained at the county fair!

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Find fun at the fair

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Douglas County Fair celebrates historic 125th anniversary. Continue Reading

All volunteers are ‘outstanding’

August 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Lake County Outstanding Senior Volunteer Awards were presented last week at the Lake County Fair to two truly outstanding people. What makes them outstanding? Continue Reading

It’s official: Laiti and Pichotta are outstanding volunteers

August 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Elders from throughout the North Shore communities attended the annual senior luncheon at the Lake County Fair last Thursday. The event included music by Mel Annala, door prize drawings, a menu of summer favorites chicken pasta salad, fruit cup, cake and coffee and the announcement of Lake County’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer. Continue Reading

Gone country at the county fair

August 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

WINDOM – Betty Rydell may have been billed by the Cottonwood County Fair as a “world famous yodeler,” but she’s quick to point out that she’s probably not that well renowned.”I don’t know about world famous, but I have been yodeling for a lot of year…continue reading on