Chisago County Fair

The 11th Annual Music and Art festival is planned August 16 and 17 at the Chisago County Fairgrounds in Rush City. The Rush City Chamber of Commerce is looking for sponsors for the festival. Those interested in becoming a sponsor can contact Jeana Mikyska, executive director of the Rush City Area Chamber of Commerce, at […]

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Since 2010, Monsanto Fund has sponsored an America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant program. Farmers enter to win $2500 for their favorite community nonprofit organization. One winner is selected in each of the 1271 counties in 39 states. This year Lani and Brad Bismark from Nessel Township were the recipients of this grant. They donated the […]

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The following people were winners in their respective events at the Chisago County Fair:  Motocross 50cc 4-6 RyderMalinoski Brady Karolevitz Luke Nellis 2500cc-C Monty Endicott Spender Maloney Dillon Arens 65cc 7-9 Mason Grecula Chase Webber Curtis Biorn 450cc-A Robbie Malinoski Jesse Kangas Nate Federer 85cc 9-11 Josh Fedder Mason Grecula Jack Greene 450cc-B Cory Olson Boden […]

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By MaryHelen Swanson In spite of the extreme heat, youngsters had a great time at the Chisago County Fair last week. Take Wyatt Benjamin, age 6, and Joel Mellum, age 8. While people all around them were fanning and complaining about the heat, the two enjoyed refreshing chocolate malts Sunday afternoon. They had just played […]

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The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, recently awarded $2,500 to the Chisago County Ag Society to help repair a horse barn stall. “The horse barn is in dire need of exterior wall boards which also double as the outside wall for each horse stall. They have been […]

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By Jon Tatting Those hard working kids from 4-H clubs from around the county are back showing their animals and skills at the Chisago County Fair. At the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, the judge awarded champion to a Californian breed owned and shown by Anna Nelson of the Northern Lights 4-H Club. Reserve champion […]

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