She was born August 13th, 1933. The oldest of 8 kids on a sharecroppers farm in Arkansas. Joycelyn Elders retired Surgeon General of The United States. She enlisted in the US Army in 1953. She spent time with the VA in Milwaukee and at The University of Minnesota. Happy Birthday !
Following the first-ever virtual selection process, Brenna Connelly, 19, of Byron representing Olmsted County was crowned as the 67th Princess Kay of the Milky Way Wednesday evening during a private banquet for the 10 candidates and their families. While the Minnesota State Fair has been canceled for 2020, the rich tradition of butter sculpting will […]
After circling the virtual show ring, Samantha Bork is a Blue Ribbon prize winner for KQ98’s first-ever Fair on the Air. Samantha loves spending time with her ducks and chickens, which is pretty obvious from the sweet photo she submitted! Samantha just finished 7th grade at Cochrane-Fountain City School District. She’s been part of the […]
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw’s daughter, Gracie, dyed her hair pink cause…why not?! Looks cute! View this post on Instagram Best ma’am and I are quarantine summer girls now. She’s hot 🧠👛🐙🦩🌸🌺🌷🩰🎀👅👄 A post shared by GRACIEMCGRAW (@graciemcgra) on Aug 8, 2020 at 3:44pm PDT But then Faith was all…I’m gonna do that too! And […]
Farewell to Doc Howes, DVM, 87. Doc Graduated from St. Pat’s High School in Waukon in the early 50’s. He went On to graduate from Iowa State Vet school. From 1951 to 1955 He served as a US NAVY Corpsman attached to Baker Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine regiment, 1st Marine Division,in the Korean War. […]
August 10th, 1944 marked the end of the 2nd Battle of Guam. 3000 Americans were killed there, 7,122 were wounded. Okay so Your day at the office will not be quite so bad, even for a Monday. Shout out to Those 3000.
Congratulations to Randy Sampson, who won the Ballard’s Resort Northwoods Getaway! Randy and guests will stay in a 3 bedroom cabin rental that sleeps up to 6 people on beautiful Lake of the Woods in Minnesota.
Year after year American Idol draws thousands of people to each audition site requiring them to stand in line for hours, sometimes days, for their chance to sing their hearts out in front of the star studded panel of judges. COVID-19 has caused a lot of changes, a lot of them negative, however this could be a […]
She’s currently working to bring the sights and sounds of agriculture to people of all backgrounds, but 73rd Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes now details how we can get a taste of Wisconsin with State Fair Necessities. “People can get that taste of summer that they’ve been craving,” Nunes said. “They’ve been doing State Fair […]
Thomas Rhett took us all fishing on his Instagram, and boy did he hook a big one! Himself! Ouch! His description of the events made me a little queasy, not gonna lie! Click the arrows to see all the pics, including his “big catch”! View this post on Instagram The day started great! Then I […]