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Entities team up to host career fair
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 schools, in partnership with the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (www.swmnpic.org) Youth and Young Adult Programs and the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, hosted their first-ever local Career Fair Feb. 12 for students in grades...
February 21, 2016 - 5:51pm
January 12, 2016
County fair judges’ training offered
WINDOM — A free, regional county fair judges’ training will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Wetland Management District office, 49663 County Road 17, Windom. The training is for anyone interested in becoming a general project area judge for county fairs. The hands-on...
January 12, 2016 - 8:19pm
August 27, 2015
62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
FALCON HEIGHTS — A 19-year-old college student from Howard Lake was crowned the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way during a Wednesday evening...
August 27, 2015 - 9:02pm
August 20, 2015
Black Lives Matter plans protest at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL — Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a march and rally during the Minnesota State Fair, the group announced Thursday. The event, called #BlackFair by the organizers, starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 in Hamline Park in St. Paul. The protesters will proceed up Snelling Avenue...
August 20, 2015 - 9:58pm
August 19, 2015
Not horsin’ around: Adrian wins award at Cottonwood County Fair
WINDOM — The Cottonwood County Fair got under way on a cool, breezy, drizzly Wednesday morning. Despite the less-than-ideal conditions, it’s...
August 19, 2015 - 8:25pm
August 16, 2015
Cottonwood’s 4-H program adapts to changes
WORTHINGTON — This year, due to the onslaught of avian flu, many 4-H programs lacked a poultry category.
August 16, 2015 - 8:49pm
August 14, 2015
Driving blind: New tandem driving event popular at the Murray County Fair
SLAYTON — Though the Murray County Fair includes traditional activities like 4-H exhibits, fried food and carnival rides, but this year the...
August 14, 2015 - 8:11am
August 12, 2015
Teresa the pig wins big with adoptive family
WORTHINGTON — When Dustin John wrote an essay earlier this year explaining why he would like to win a pig and how he would care for it, he...
August 12, 2015 - 9:45pm
August 11, 2015
Food and prizes at Federated Rural Electric’s 80th Annual Meeting
JACKSON — Federated Rural Electric will host its 80th annual meeting Tuesday at the Martin County Arena in Fairmont. Federated members receive free admittance to the Martin County Fair between 3:30 and 6 p.m. by registering at the northwest gate (look for the Federated sign). Members...
August 11, 2015 - 9:17pm
August 7, 2015
Going to the dogs: Nobles County Fair Week kicks off with regional dog show on Monday
WORTHINGTON — Even the most well-trained dogs can have their moments of distraction, and that was the case during the final night of practice...
August 7, 2015 - 8:47pm
Murray County fair starts Wednesday
SLAYTON — The Murray County fairgrounds will open its gates Wednesday for this year’s fair. The schedule is packed with activities. Some of the bigger events include live music by Chris Von Arx, a 5K cowbell run and a backseat driving competition. Included in the mix will...
August 7, 2015 - 8:43pm
August 5, 2015
‘Mother Nature’s been kind of tough on us’
WORTHINGTON — With one week to go before the start of the 2015 Nobles County Fair, it appears that repairs to the roof of Olson Arena will not be completed in time. High winds ripped a large portion of the roof from the arena during a June storm and also caused shifting of the...
August 5, 2015 - 10:26am
August 3, 2015
Pipestone County Fair starts Wednesday
WORTHINGTON — The Pipestone County Fair will kick off Wednesday and continue through Saturday. Brandi Raatz, the county’s 4-H program coordinator at the Pipestone Extension Office, said that 4-H exhibits will be an important part of this year’s fair. “I definitely think...
August 3, 2015 - 8:27pm
July 19, 2015
It’s fair time in Rock Rapids
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — It’s once again time for the Lyon County Fair. Starting today at the fair, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office will unveil a new drug collection program in an effort to reduce the supply of potentially harmful drugs. The department is encouraging citizens...
July 19, 2015 - 8:02pm
July 17, 2015
Going to the dogs: Osceola County Fair hosts Dog Agility Showcase
SIBLEY, Iowa — Canines took center stage at the Osceola County Fair late Thursday morning for the Dog Agility Showcase. Just under a dozen...
July 17, 2015 - 11:57am