Wabasha County Fair

County fair pedal pull gratifying to all involved

Aug 11, 2021
Everyone will remember July, 2021 as one of the hottest months of the year. Mother Nature did more than her fair share of attempting to impede activities for everyone in our community as well as the state. But on Saturday, July 17, 2021 the heat (approximately 95 degrees) did not appear to be a...

Lamprechts are county’s outstanding seniors

Aug 4, 2021
Robert and Susan Lamprecht were honored as Wabasha County Outstanding Senior Citizens at the 2021 Wabasha County Fair. They received this award in recognition of their volunteerism with the County Fair Association, 4-H, community, church and church school. This award will advance them to the...

Wabasha County Fair 4-H auction and animal show results

Aug 4, 2021
Wabasha County Fair 4-H animal exhibit results by department.   Beef Breeding Heifer Spring Calf Lila Bigalk, Blue. Breeding Heifer Summer Yearling Ethan Neumann, Happy Ramblers, Blue; Raegan Hoffman, Jolli Ranchers, Blue. Breeding Heifer January Junior Yearling Parker Atkinson, Blue. Breeding...

Denzer wins fair’s 
premier exhibitor award

Jul 28, 2021
Nancy Ruesink (right) presenting the Wabasha County Fair’s Premier Exhibitor Award to Julie Denzer of Winona. This is presented based on number and quality of exhibits. Last year’s Premier Exhibitor was Shirley Bartsh of Plainview. Nancy is a member of the Wabasha County Fair Open Class volunteer...

People, animals flock to fair

Jul 21, 2021
Lots of two and four-legged beings appeared at the fairgrounds in Wabasha last week and weekend for the Wabasha County Fair. There were animal shows, clown shows, lumberjack shows, and exhibits, as well as autocross, demolition derby, pedal tractor pull, pony rides, and lots more. “Thank you all...

Wabasha County Fair 2021 is on

Jul 14, 2021
The Wabasha County Fair is now underway at the county fairgrounds in Wabasha. “We’ve been through it all,” the Fair Board said in a news release. “2019 had an abrupt ending after the fairgrounds received torrential rains Friday night, flooding the grandstand area, and the rains didn’t let up till...

4-H preps for Wabasha County Fair

Jun 30, 2021
Wabasha County Fair preparation has started. “The 4-H youth and adults showed up excited and ready to help on Sunday, June 27 as work began for the preparation for the fair,” according to a 4-H news release. “The Fair Board is very excited to have the return of the fair July 14-17 and have planned...

4-Hers get cow tips ahead of fair season

Jun 16, 2021
Wabasha County 4-Hers interested in showing dairy cattle gathered at the fairgrounds for a showing and fitting clinic hosted by Wabasha County 4-H and presented by Katie Coyne with Mill Wheel Show Clinics. The 3.5 hour clinic provided tips and info for the beginner all the way up to advanced youth...

No fair, they still cleaned

Jul 8, 2020
Even though the 2020 Wabasha County Fair was canceled due to COVID-19, several fair board members, friends, family members met on Saturday, June 27, to do grounds clean up and routine maintenance, according to a news release. Afterwards they conducted a meeting and had lunch provided by Barb...

Wabasha County Fair canceled

Jun 3, 2020
The Wabasha County Fair Board has announced that this year’s county fair is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “After much consideration and discussion by the Wabasha County Fair Board over the past couple months it was voted on last night to cancel this year’s fair,” the board said in a...

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