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2015 Becker County Fair
July 24, 2015 - 1:16pm
A 4-Her competes in the egg and spoon walk/trot competition during the horse fun show in the arena.
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
July 24, 2015 - 1:15pm
Bailey Yliniemi’s wool outfit  she made for the 2014 Make It With Wool competition for 4-H. The purpose of the contest is to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns. Material must be 100% wool or wool blend (minimum 60% wool or specialty wool fiber) for each fashion fabric used.
4-Her sews up her final year
July 24, 2015 - 1:10pm
Poultry shows and exhibitions have always been main events at the Becker County Fair since the beginning. Although due to the economic toll of avian influenza on Minnesota’s poultry industry climbing to nearly $650 million and over 9 million chickens and turkeys lost to the disease, the fair had to cancel all poultry events to prevent spread.
Becker County Fair cancels all poultry shows and exhibitations
July 24, 2015 - 1:04pm
A view from atop the big slide that overlooks the fairgrouds.
Expect another great Becker County Fair
July 24, 2015 - 12:28pm
August 6, 2014
The fair midway was lit up Saturday night. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Becker County Fair had something for everyone
August 6, 2014 - 11:26am
August 3, 2014
Becker County outstanding seniors Wilma Hanson and Walter Welle (front), with fellow nominee Jack Kolander. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes
Outstanding Seniors chosen at fair
August 3, 2014 - 11:00am
August 2, 2014
Aaron Willie, Jr., 4,  giggles as he checks out the chickens in the poultry barn Thursday night. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Becker County Fair in full swing through Saturday
August 2, 2014 - 11:00am
July 30, 2014
Free water testing for nitrate at county fair Thursday
July 30, 2014 - 2:43pm
Greg and Lowell Aakre and their restored Oliver 660 tractor. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Unusual tractors to lead tractor parade
July 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
Amusement attractions workers install gondolas on the ferris wheel at the Becker County Fair midway Tuesday afternoon. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
County fair opens today
July 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
July 26, 2014
Midway rides and games are always a fun part of the fair that thousands of people come to enjoy. Deals on arm bracelets can be had on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to close (bring two food pantry items; get armbands for $15 each) and Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (bring three food pantry items and get 3 arm bands for $40.) DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Becker County Fair on the upswing
July 26, 2014 - 10:30am
June 5, 2014
County fair animal registration goes online
June 5, 2014 - 10:30am
August 25, 2013
Linda Schons, left, and Agnes Anderson are a part of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas organization at Holy Rosary. The group will be hosting a picnic Monday in City Park at 6 p.m. PIPPI MAYFIELD/DL NEWSPAPERS
Catholic daughters raise funds from fair
August 25, 2013 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2013
The Vomacka century farm north of Ogema was established in 1908 by John and Barbara Vomacka. Today the farm is owned and maintained by their granddaughters, Carol Fabre and Mary Walk, and their respective husbands, Doug Fabre and Mel Walk. VICKI GERDES/RECORD
Three farm families honored for 100 years of ownership
August 18, 2013 - 11:00am