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CROW WING COUNTY FAIR

A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.
The first Crow Wing County Fair was in 1872 in Brainerd. Fairs in Crow Wing County then were hosted sporadically in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes and Crosby until 1937 when it became organized and permanently located in Brainerd.
Photos and video from the Crow Wing County Fair on Friday.

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A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.
The Crow Wing County Fair has been held along 13th Street Southeast, near the Pepsi Cola Bottling plant, since 1962.
Louis and Megan Schlegel earned the 2021 Crow Wing County Farm Family of the Year, while Mac and Stacey Caughey finally got to celebrate their 2020 win.
Unique food finds at this year's Crow Wing County Fair include Koolickles -- pickles soaked in Kool-Aid -- and chocolate-covered cookie dough dipped in bacon.
Photos from the Crow Wing County Fair on Wednesday and Thursday by Kelly Humphrey.
National FFA Organization and Crow Wing County 4-H’ers competed Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, during the sheep and swine show at the 148th Crow Wing County Fair in Brainerd.

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Crow Wing County 4-H'ers and members of the National FFA Association competed for ribbons while showing off animals they'd raised for the Crow Wing County Fair.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.
The goats and sheep at the Crow Wing County Fair are a favorite for the children who can see the animals close up and have a chance to pet or even water the goats.

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