Cultural Entertainment at Waseca County Free Fair

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Waseca County
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
February 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview

To bring a variety of cultural entertainment to the Waseca County Free Fair, including yodeling, Bluegrass, Irish, Alpine, Czechoslovakian, gospel and Americana music, a vaudeville show, and genealogical information from the Minnesota Historical Society.

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)

Survey attendees at events.

Measurable Outcome(s)

All positive comments collected on surveys.  75% of respondents wanted to see more of the same type of programming next year. 

Recipient Board Members
Loren Christenson
Paul Neigebauer
Greg Sommers
Ivagene Kobylinski
Vince Peterson
Daren Arndt
Randy Prange
Jeff Johnson
Matt Harguth
Becky Sommers
Todd Zimmerman
Jenny Johnson
Joan Ignaszewski
Mike Harguth
Dale Schweer
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Waseca County Fair
Administered By
Administered by

625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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