Daily Archives: August 6, 2009

1959: Sheep and Kids at the Rock County Fair

Dennis Hemme, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hemme of Luverne, and Mary Ann and Pat Baatz, daughter of John Baatz of Luverne, had the winning sheep at the Rock County Fair in 1959. These days, as Julie points out, … Continue reading

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1944: A Letter Home from Cpl. Clifford Seline

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1934: Minnesota State Fair, Featuring Auto-riding Lions

The 1934 Minnesota State Fair was sure to be a "mad whirl for fame and fortune" and featured racing cars, racing horses and a sweet 25-cent admission price. Rates have gone up, but the fair was certainly worth it the … Continue reading

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