Minnesota's Legacy

Field to Fork and All American Lumberjack Show at Lac qui Parle County Fair

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Lac qui Parle County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
September 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Lac qui Parle
Lac qui Parle
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
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Comment card will be distributed at both events.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Comment cards asked whether participants found the event education, whether it was visually appealing, and whether they were satisfied with the quality of the event.  Respondents could rate their experience from 1 (unsatisfied) and 5 (very satisfied).  All respondents answered the questions with a 4 or 5. 

Source of Additional Funds

Lac qui Parle County Fair

Recipient Board Members
Clair Anderson
Terry Anderson
Dave Berg
Lester Boraas
Josh Falness
Lyndon Fitzpatrick
Robert Glomstad
Virgil Hiepler
Marlene Johnson
Ken Knutson
Tom Letrud
Jeff LIebl
Curt Longhenry
Dennis Lund
Chris Lund
Julie Olson
Todd Patzer
Jim Roth
Rick Wollschlager
Maurice Wollschlager
Project Overview

To highlight the importance of agriculture in rural and urban areas and to bring awareness of how farming culture is alive throughout Minnesota.

To bring the All American Lumberjack Show to Lac qui Parle County Fair. With two teams and ten lumberjack events, the show will offer viewers an opportunity to see demonstrations of old time skills, and can join the lumberjacks at camp to get a hands on experience.

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