sherburne county fair
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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by Jim Boyle Editor Velvet Longtin and her daughter, Tayah Falls, 8, fell in love with monarch butterflies three years ago at the Mille Lacs County fairgrounds. They now raise the fluttery creatures, and the Princeton duo have brought a butterfly house to life at the Sherburne County Fair with dozen...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Elk River City Council and Sherburne County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting April 9 in a conference room at Elk River City Hall, their first such gathering since August 2010. The city and county officials caught up with one another on many issues a...Read More
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