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Wadena County Fair

August 30, 2018
Water flowing from the new buildings at the Wadena County Fairgrounds is diverted to rain gardens like this one to the west of the beer garden. More asphalt is expected to be installed around the buildings, creating less erosion but more water diversion.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Efforts to slow runoff in Wadena County Fairgrounds continue
August 30, 2018 - 10:00am
June 28, 2018
Darlene Leonard lectures on the way things were at the country school she taught in 60 years ago.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
The way it used to be: Leonard recalls days as a country school teacher
June 28, 2018 - 9:30am
June 26, 2018
125th fair was one to remember
June 26, 2018 - 2:20pm
June 21, 2018
Free nitrate water testing clinic to be held at the Wadena County Fair
June 21, 2018 - 9:06am
June 20, 2018
Monroe Crossing, a Bluegrass band that tours nationally is set to perform a free concert from 2-5 p.m. Friday, June 22 at the bandshell. Bring your lawn chairs.
Courtesy photo
Free at the fair
June 20, 2018 - 10:05am
A lumberjack competes in a log sawing contest at an All American Lumberjack Show. The show is coming to the Wadena County Fair at 7 p.m. June 21.
Photo courtesy All American Lumberjack Show
Fair boasts big shows: Chainsaws, bulls, cars, tractors and more
June 20, 2018 - 10:01am
June 30, 2017
One of the bull riders was thrown head first off of his bull Friday night at the Bulls-N-Barrels event at the Wadena County Fair. heather Bullock/Wadena Pioneer Journal.
Young prodigy takes top honors at bull riding event
June 30, 2017 - 4:54pm
Endurance of both cars and drivers was tested Thursday night in the Enduro races at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. Britanie Rentz/Pioneer Journal
Fair weather fun
June 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 23, 2017
A young rider enjoyed the carousel Friday afternoon.
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
June 23, 2017 - 2:10pm
Angie Hammer found herself in a tug-o-war with a reluctant heifer named "Ogre" Thursday afternoon during 4-H judging at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. The heifer belonged to Hammer's daughter, Melissa, a member of the 4-Corner 4-H Club. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Who is the Boss?
June 23, 2017 - 10:37am
June 17, 2017
Rides on the midway will part of the Wadena County Fair June 21-24 in Wadena. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Swingin' into fair season
June 17, 2017 - 4:13pm
July 1, 2016
Elliott Doyle roped a calf during the Barnyard Olympics Saturday afternoon at the show arena.
Wadena County Fair filled with family fun
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 17, 2016
The Central Minnesota Bulls-N-Barrels show is Friday night at the Wadena County Fair featured bucking bulls.
Wadena County Fair lineup is set
June 17, 2016 - 12:08am
July 15, 2015
2015 Wadena County fair 4H results
July 15, 2015 - 12:08am
July 3, 2015
4-H member Kaija Whitaker poses with her horse, Rita, at the Wadena County Fair.
4-H the best part of summer for many
July 3, 2015 - 8:15am