sherburne county fair

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 dozens of their own butterflies. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Musical entertainment at the Sherburne County Fair will consist of two performances by Twin Cities bands along with three contests for local singers and musicians. Iron Horse The Iron Horse Band, which  plays modern country and classic rock, will perform at Lions Garden Friday, July 20, beginning 8 p.m. [...]

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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 after all that could [...]

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The Sherburne County Board has approved the distribution of $48,459 in state SCORE grant funds among applicants including the cities of Becker and Elk River, two scout troops, CLIMB Theatre and Sherburne County 4-H. Here are the local recipients: •The city of Elk River is receiving $18,000 in SCORE funds toward a project to introduce [...]

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Outstanding Seniors: King: Bob Robideau Queen: LaVerne Robideau Outgoing Senior Royalty: King: Dave Burandt Queen: Lois Swanson 4-H Barrel Painting 1st place River City Kids 2nd place Home Employers “Get Energized” 3rd place Home Explorers “Rise up in 4-H” Parade Results: Parade floats 1st place – ERX Motor Park from Elk River, MN 2nd place [...]

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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer The Sherburne County Fair in Elk River is bursting with activities for the whole family from July 14-17. Family Feud, a fiddle competition and fried food are just some of the fun things in store for fair-goers this year. 4-H members are busy with events such as a horse show [...]

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