sherburne county fair

• Taylor will bring  recommendation for a 10-year lease based on Task Force vote by Jim Boyle Editor Sherburne County Administrator Steve Taylor will recommend the Sherburne County Fair be given a new lease on life in Elk River. At least that was the conclusion of a future planning task force that he headed up with […]

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  Jerry Miller of Zimmerman and Chris Guimont of Elk River were among the winners in the Sherburne County Fair Demolition Derby on Sunday evening. Miller prevailed in the Full-Size class which had the biggest vehicles and the most entrants (13). Miller was the last one standing in his 1990 Ford. Kami Barthel of Annandale […]

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• Fair opens July 17 with new history room; parade has been moved to Saturday by Jim Boyle Editor Irene Kostreba, of Elk River, remembers seeing Sherwin Linton perform decades ago at the Sherburne County Fair. She has a poster featuring the singer known for, among other things, his covers of Johnny Cash tunes. It […]

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• Expiring lease has officials looking at future of county fair and what it would cost to move it by Jim Boyle Editor The decades-old question of if and when to move the Sherburne County Fairgrounds inched forward ever so slightly on May 7. Or did it? Members of the recently convened Sherburne County Fairgrounds Future […]

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• Dayton man would love to  develop, lease quarter-mile track in Elk River or Becker   by Jim Boyle Editor A 64-year-old Dayton man has aspirations of developing a quarter-mile race track at the Sherburne County Fair, something he’d pursue equally in Elk River or Becker. He’s just waiting for the Sherburne County Board of […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Six spectators of the Sherburne County Fair’s demolition derby became participants thanks to the Smash and Crash raffle. “They did a great job,” said Roger Kostreba, one of the organizers of the special derby event. Kostreba agreed that the amateur cast of drivers provided some of the best hitting of the […]

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Ken Miller of Elk River has won the “Smash and Crash raffle,” outlasting five other amateur drivers to claim the $500 cash prize July 21 at the Sherburne County Fair.

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The 125th anniversary celebration of the  Sherburne County Fair opened Thursday to hot times and hot temperatures. The weather forecast calling for cooler temps over the weekend has fair organizers excited as they prepare for grandstand events like donkey races and the demolition derby on Sunday. This year at the fair there will be a […]

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