Bring the Lumberjacks Back to Kanabec County

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Kanabec County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
January 2012
End Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Track number of participants.Survey crowd.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Approximately 2,250 people viewed the performances over three days. Viewers were asked to rate, on a scale from 1 (low score) to 5 (highest score), how much they enjoyed the show, how much it represented and educated them about MN cultural heritage, and how much it improved their fair experience. Every respondent gave a 4 or 5 to the questions.

Recipient Board Members
John Angstman
Kathi Ellis
John Soderstrom
Dave Rodenborg
Jeff Scuzs
Marie Angstman
Mary Besser
Kelly Maag
Nick Stafford
Rene Barn
Sheila Forcier
Tom Strunge
Alicia Martens
Larry Keene
Janet Martens
Gabrea Anderson
Project Overview

To showcase the history and heritage of logging in Minnesota.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Kanabec County Agricultural Society