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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer As the heat index pushed 100 degrees at the Sherburne County Fair, 4-H youth tried to keep themselves cool and their animals cooler as livestock shows began July 18 at the 125th annual event in Elk River. Ruth Krisko, 12, of Becker, and her sister, Katie, 10, took...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Three Sherburne County youth have given a special hand to the organizers of the 125th anniversary celebration of the Sherburne County Fair in Elk River. Two of them will be among the people walking around the fairgrounds this week when the fair opens July 18 with commemorative li...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Fair has been around for 124 years, and Marion Salzmann has been part of 61 of them. No. 62, which starts on Thursday, will be the Elk River woman’s last. Her contribution to the 125th anniversary celebration includes publishing a history book of the Sherbu...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The excitement for the Sherburne County Fair’s 125th anniversary celebration is building. In addition to a button contest involving youth of Sherburne County and a search for the residents who have lived in the county the longest, there’s now a history book about the fair on ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The children of Sherburne County in grades kindergarten through 12 are being asked to design a button for the 125th anniversary celebration of the Sherburne County Fair. The contest will be broken into three age groups (K-4, 5-8 and 9-12). The deadline for turning them in is Marc...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Fair caught a break this year and had some of its best fair weather in years — at least by county fair standards. “The weather was finally half-way decent,” said Irene Kostreba, a member of the Sherburne County Fair Board. Event organizers and fairgoers...Read More
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