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A collection of ribbons suggests MacKenzie Korent and her horse Ginger have enjoyed some success at the St. Croix County Fair. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)

Barrels of tradition: the St. Croix County Fair

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Barrels of tradition: the St. Croix County Fair
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

The St. Croix County Fair, held July 16-20 at the fairgrounds in Glenwood City, was rich with traditions new and old this year, including 4-H Junior Fair and Open Class judging; cultural arts exhibitions; musical entertainment; donkey races; the carnival; pony rides; Dairy Olympics; the 4-H centennial birthday celebration; animal shows; delicious fair food and much more.

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One special highlight each year is the awarding of the Outstanding Older Adult Award. This year the honor was bestowed upon two worthy individuals: Roland "Pete" Thompson of Deer Park, and Sharon Ammerman of Somerset. Other nominees included Helen Stoltz-Wood of Hudson, Edmund Velaski of Baldwin, Carol Vogruba of New Richmond, and Dolores "Dolly" Donovan of Glenwood City.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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