Rice County Fair
Faribault Couple Chosen Rice County 2019 Senior Citizens of Year
I have been on a couple trips overseas with the Schraders and can tell you this couple, now in their 80's have the energy of people much younger. They are like sponges in obtaining more knowledge about the world we live in. I enjoyed my visits with them in those foreign environments.
Seven Ladies Competing for Rice County Fair Ambassador
The Rice County Fair Ambassadors will be announced during a program opening night of the fair, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Rice County Senior Fair Essay Winners Announced
The winning essay was submitted by Evelyn Horwath of Faribault and was entitled, "A Close Call." The story of an eventful trip aboard a hay rake in the summer of 1941. Horwath describes the harrowing experience in such vivid detail you can close your eyes and see it happening.
Rice County 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen is Ron Parker
Ron Parker has been very involved with the Rice County Fair Board, Rice County Historical Society Board and the start of the River Bend Nature Center in Faribault.
You are Invited for Cake and Lemonade at Rice County Fair
The 26 foot by 26 foot barn is a replica of an early barn that would have been a common scene around 1920 in the county.