Wabasha County 4-H elects executive council

Oct 20, 2021
Wabasha County 4-H elected its 2021-2022 executive council at a federation meeting on Oct. 10. “We are pleased to have several experienced officers returning for another term and we welcome the new officers who are stepping into county leadership roles for the first time,” the 4-H group said in a...

Wabasha County Fair 4-H auction and animal show results

Aug 4, 2021
Wabasha County Fair 4-H animal exhibit results by department.   Beef Breeding Heifer Spring Calf Lila Bigalk, Blue. Breeding Heifer Summer Yearling Ethan Neumann, Happy Ramblers, Blue; Raegan Hoffman, Jolli Ranchers, Blue. Breeding Heifer January Junior Yearling Parker Atkinson, Blue. Breeding...

Local dairy judges place first at 
Fillmore County Fair contest

Jul 28, 2021
Emily Mellgren, Drew Bremer, Blake Siewert and Ashley Mellgren placed first as a team at the Fillmore County Fair dairy judging contest. Bremer placed first as an individual. The team placed five dairy cattle classes and gave one set of oral reasons.

4-H junior dairy judges place first

Jul 14, 2021
The Wabasha County 4-H junior dairy judging team recently placed first at their first contest of the summer. The team placed five classes of dairy heifers and cows and gave one set of oral reasons. Individually Emily Mellgren placed first, Ashley Mellgren fourth and Blake Siewert placed seventh....

Wabasha County Fair 2021 is on

Jul 14, 2021
The Wabasha County Fair is now underway at the county fairgrounds in Wabasha. “We’ve been through it all,” the Fair Board said in a news release. “2019 had an abrupt ending after the fairgrounds received torrential rains Friday night, flooding the grandstand area, and the rains didn’t let up till...

4-H preps for Wabasha County Fair

Jun 30, 2021
Wabasha County Fair preparation has started. “The 4-H youth and adults showed up excited and ready to help on Sunday, June 27 as work began for the preparation for the fair,” according to a 4-H news release. “The Fair Board is very excited to have the return of the fair July 14-17 and have planned...

4-Hers get cow tips ahead of fair season

Jun 16, 2021
Wabasha County 4-Hers interested in showing dairy cattle gathered at the fairgrounds for a showing and fitting clinic hosted by Wabasha County 4-H and presented by Katie Coyne with Mill Wheel Show Clinics. The 3.5 hour clinic provided tips and info for the beginner all the way up to advanced youth...

Gillford Golden Gophers 4-H club ditch clean-up

Apr 14, 2021
The Gillford Golden Gophers 4-H club from Wabasha County 4-H recently did road ditch cleanup along County Road 17 in rural Zumbro Falls. Members enjoyed a fun game of kickball after collecting trash. Here they pause for a quick photo with the bags of trash across the road from Lincoln Trinity...

Wabasha County Board refers Extension contract to committee

Feb 10, 2021
During the staff updates segment of the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 2, Public Health Director Tammy Fiedler gave the board an update on the COVID-19 vaccine program and how it is being administered in Wabasha County. The following is the update that was provided by Fiedler for...

4-H club has adopted highway for 30 years

Oct 21, 2020
The Florence Wizards 4-H Club did their highway clean-up recently. This year the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) Adopt a Highway program celebrates its 30th anniversary, and the club is one of 470 groups that have participated in the program for all 30 years. According to MnDOT,...


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