2018 Dunn County Fair Results are in

CONNORSVILLE CRAFTERS — Sarah Stovern (on left) and Samantha Stovern, both members of the Connorsville Comets, won Awards of Excellence at the Dunn County Fair for their cultural arts projects. —photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

GRAND CHAMPION — Kaleb Gilbertson, the son of Kevin and Kay Gilbertson and a member of the Elk Meadow 4-H Club, won grand champion with his two-year-old Holstein, Dee Dee, at the Dunn County Fair. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

Listed below are the results from the 2018

GRAND CHAMPION DUCK — Kamdon Quast. a member of the Colfax Comets 4-H Club, won grand champion male standard duck at the Dunn County Fair. Kamdon also won reserve champion drake duck, grand champion hen duck, reserve champion hen duck as well as reserve champion male in the American poultry class. In addition Kamdon won grand champion market goose, grand champion female goose, reserve champion male pigeon, and grand champion and reserve champion “any other poultry.” Kamdon graduated from Colfax High School in 2017 and is in his last year of 4-H. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

Dunn County Fair:

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ANIMAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCE

Satina Chilson, Connorsville Comets: Animal science – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Shiann Wagner, Connorsville Comets: Small interest animals – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Shiann Wagner, Connorsville Comets: Small interest animals – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence

BEEF 

Kittrick Singerhouse, Little Elk Creek: Angus, Reserve Champion Female; Kolyn Wolf, Willing Workers: Angus, Champion; Erica Kinnard, Willing Workers: Any other breed, Reserve Champion Female; Kolyn Wolf, Willing Workers: Any other breed, Champion; Rachel Gray, Willing Workers: Beef carcass, Reserve Champion Female; Kittrick Singerhouse, Little Elk Creek: Beef carcass, Grand Champion Market Steer, Grand Champion; Samuel Steinmeyer, Willing Workers: Beef showmanship, Beginner Showmanship; Kendall Rudiger, Cedarlings: Beef showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship; Erica Kinnard, Willing Workers: Beef showmanship, Senior Showmanship; Erica Kinnard, Willing Workers: Crossbred, Reserve Champion Bull Calf; Carter Lee, Menomonie FFA: Crossbred, Champion; Delan Keyes, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Crossbred, Reserve Champion Bull Calf; Kolyn Wolf: Crossbred, Reserve Champion Bull Calf, Champion; Sarah Stainer, Willing Workers: Crossbreds, Grand Champion; Samuel Steinmeyer, Willing Workers: Crossbreds, Champion Female; Kendall Rudiger, Cedarlings: Crossbreds, Reserve Champion Female; Reed Styer, Willing Workers: Dairy, Champion; Alexzandra Kruschke, Little Elk Creek: Feeder calf, Champion; Reagan Singerhouse, Little Elk Creek: Hereford, Reserve Champion Bull Calf; Erica Kinnard, Willing Workers: Hereford, Champion Female; Ally Lamb, Little Elk Creek: Hereford, Reserve Champion Female; Carter Lee, Menomonie FFA: Limousin, Champion Female; Delan Keyes, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Simmental, Champion Female; Madison Moses, Little Elk Creek: Single breed, Reserve Champion Female; Kendall Rudiger, Cedarlings: Single breed, Champion, Grand Champion Market Steer

CATS

Satina Chilson, Connorsville Comets: Cat, Grand Champion; Ashlyn Strand, Rock Falls Rockets: Cat Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship; Meghan Prochnow, Cedarlings: Cat Showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship; Hannah Ullom, Willing Workers: Cat Showmanship, Senior Showmanship; Shiann Wagner, Connorsville Comets: Kitten, Champion

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Emma Weiss, Missouri Valley: Grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence

CLUB BOOTHS

Ideal 4-H Club, Ideal: Booth, Award of Excellence

CHAMPION RABBITS AND POULTRY — Kyle Deling, a member of the Elk Meadow 4-H Club, won a number of grand champion and reserve champion ribbons in rabbits and poultry at the Dunn County Fair. Kyle was playing in a basketball tournament on the day the Colfax Messenger was taking pictures at the fair, so his sister, Taylor, who has won many grand champion and reserve champion ribbons herself, posed with Kyle’s rabbit. Kyle’s grand champions included senior doe lionhead, senior buck lionhead, and junior doe Holland lop. Kyle won reserve champion with his senior doe Holland lop and with his junior buck lionhead. He won Best of Show with his Holland lop senior doe. Kyle won Best of Breed with his junior doe Holland lop, his mini lop, and his senior doe of Any Other Fancy Wool Breed. In poultry, Kyle won grand champion hen bantam duck, reserve champion hen bantam duck, grand champion male pigeon, grand champion female pigeon, grand champion pigeon overall, and reserve champion pigeon overall. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

PROUD PHOTGRAPHER — Jed Caper of the Hay River Helpers 4-H club proudly displayed his photography project that won an Award of Excellence at last week’s Dunn County Fair. —photo submitted

CULTURAL ARTS 

Tessa McGovern, Ideal: Arts and crafts – grades 7-8, Award of Excellence; Kendra Larson, Millroad Rockets: Arts and crafts – grades 9 & up, Award of Excellence; Emma McGovern, Ideal: Arts and crafts – grades 9 & up, Award of Excellence; Kendra Larson, Millroad Rockets: Arts and crafts – grades 9 & up, Award of Excellence; Elena Rixen, Menomin Helping Hands: Drawing and painting – grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; Makayla Nelson, Hay River Helpers: Drawing and painting – grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; Clara Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Drawing and painting – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Clara Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Drawing and painting – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Sarah Stoveren, Connorsville Comets: Duct tape, Award of Excellence; Samantha Stoveren, Connorsville Comets: Leathercraft – grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; Abbygail Schlough, Connorsville Comets: Leathercraft – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Kendra Larson, Millroad Rockets: Pottery – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence

DAIRY 

Mariyah Creaser, Willing Workers: Brown Swiss, Grand Champion Registered Female, Champion Registered Junior Female; Zachary Evenson, Willing Workers: Holstein, Reserve Champion Registered Junior Female; Benjamin Styer, Willing Workers: Holstein, Champion Registered Junior Female; Frederick Ullom, Willing Workers: Holstein, Reserve Champion Registered Senior Female; Benjamin Styer, Willing Workers: Holstein, Champion Registered Senior Female, Grand Champion Registered Female; Olivia Breidung, Missouri Valley: Holstein, Reserve Champion Grade Junior Female; Bailey Gilbertson, Elk Meadow: Holstein, Champion Grade Junior Female; Kaleb Gilbertson, Elk Meadow: Holstein, Champion Grade Senior Female, Grand Champion Grade Female; Zachary Evenson, Willing Workers: Jersey, Champion Registered Junior Female, Junior Supreme Grand Champion;  Abigail Powers, Little Elk Creek: Jersey, Reserve Champion Registered Junior Female; Hannah Ullom, Willing Workers: Jersey, Champion Registered Senior Female, Grand Champion Registered Female; Iris Eckert, Ideal: Jersey, Reserve Champion Grade Junior Female; Mitchell Quilling, Little Elk Creek: Jersey, Champion Grade Senior Female, Grand Champion Grade Female

DEMONSTRATION, COMMUNICATION, WRITING

Kate Westphal, Elk Meadow: Creative writing – grades 9 & up, Award of Excellence

DOGS 

Olivia Strand, Rock Falls Rockets: Agility, Champion; Isabella Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Agility, Champion; Jack Powers, Little Elk Creek: Agility, Champion; Treyton Solberg, Cedarlings: Dog Obedience, Champion; Lydia Leach, Willing Workers: Dog Obedience, Champion; Clara Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Dog Obedience, Champion; Harvest Johnson, Little Elk Creek: Dog Obedience, Champion; Courtney Solberg, Cedarlings: Dog Obedience, Champion; Ashlyn Strand, Rock Falls Rockets: Dog Showmanship, Champion; Isabella Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Dog Showmanship, Champion; Clara Kaufmann, Knapp Valley 4-Hers: Dog Showmanship, Champion; Jennifer Hakes, Ideal: Rally Obedience, Champion

EDUCATIONAL AND SCHOOL

RELATED PROJECTS

Olivia Breidung, Missouri Valley: Individual student – grades 7-9, Award of Excellence

FOODS AND NUTRITION 

Allison McMahon, Missouri Valley: Dehydrating, Award of Excellence; Amanda Holzhueter, Little Elk Creek: Foods & Nutrition 2 – grades 5-6, Award of Excellence; Kaitlyn Scharlau, Colfax Comets: Foods & Nutrition 3 – grades 7-9, Award of Excellence; Ashley Quilling, Elk Meadow: Foods & Nutrition 4 – grades 10 & up, Award of Excellence

GOATS 

Cole Smiskey, Little Elk Creek: Breeding Meat Goats, Reserve Champion; David Smiskey, Little Elk Creek: Breeding Meat Goats, Champion, Grand Champion; Logan Berg, Boyceville FFA: Dairy Goats, Reserve Champion; Logan Berg, Boyceville FFA: Dairy Goats, Champion; Logan Berg, Boyceville FFA: Dairy Goats, Reserve Champion; Logan Berg, Boyceville FFA: Dairy Goats, Champion, Grand Champion; Cole Smiskey, Little Elk Creek: Goat Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship; Rylynn Yoder, Willing Workers: Goat Showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship; Logan Berg, Boyceville FFA: Goat Showmanship, Senior Showmanship; Cole Smiskey, Little Elk Creek: Market Meat Goats, Reserve Champion; David Smiskey, Little Elk Creek: Market Meat Goats, Champion, Grand Champion; Kaitlynn Wente, Menomonie FFA: Non-Dairy Goats, Champion; Kaitlynn Wente, Menomonie FFA: Non-Dairy Goats, Reserve Champion

HOME ENVIRONMENT

Destiny Haldeman, Cedarlings: Home environment 3 – grades 10 & up, Award of Excellence

SUPREME GRAND CHAMPION POULTRY — Kyah Quast, a member of the Colfax Comets 4-H Club, won Best of Show and supreme grand champion waterfowl at the Dunn County Fair. Kyah also won reserve champion female in the American class; grand champion female bantam chicken; reserve champion female bantam chicken; reserve champion in the market class; reserve champion male goose; and reserve champion female pigeon. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

HORSE AND PONIES 

Ashlyn Strand, Rock Falls Rockets: Driving, Champion Reinsmanship; Olivia Strand, Rock Falls Rockets: Driving, Reserve Champion Reinsmanship; Camryn Christopherson, Countyliners: Horsemanship/Equitation, Reserve Champion Stock Seat; Kira Prochnow, Cedarlings: Horsemanship/Equitation, Champion Stock Seat; Melody Greenwood, Elk Meadow: Horsemanship/Equitation, Reserve Champion Hunt Saddle Equitation; Kate Westphal, Elk Meadow: Horsemanship/Equitation, Champion Hunt Saddle Equitation; Courtney Solberg, Cedarlings: Showmanship at halter, Champion Showmanship at Halter; Kate Westphal, Elk Meadow: Showmanship at halter, Reserve Champion Showmanship at Halter; Mia Smith, Ideal: Western/English/In-hand Trail, Champion at Trail; Kate Westphal, Elk Meadow: Western/English/In-hand Trail, Reserve Champion at Trail

LLAMAS, ALPACAS & 

DOMESTICATED EXOTIC ANIMALS

Trina Pyka, Colfax Comets: Llama public relations, Champion

MECHANICAL SCIENCES

Treylin Thorson, Hay River Helpers: Lego – grades 6-8, Award of Excellence; Drew Smiskey, Elk Meadow: Welding, Award of Excellence

PHOTOGRAPHY 

Danielle Zukowski, Willing Workers: Advanced photography – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence; Chloe Styer, Willing Workers: Animal photos, Award of Excellence; River Soul-Stewart, Cedarlings: Photography, digital, altered or interchangeable lens, grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; River Soul-Stewart, Cedarlings: Photography, digital, altered or interchangeable lens, grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; RaeLinne Renfree Weiss, Cedarlings: Photography, digital, grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; Jed Casper, Hay River Helpers: Photography, digital, grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; River Soul-Stewart, Cedarlings: Photography, digital, grades 4-6, Award of Excellence; Bella Saxton-Jenson, Elk Meadow: Photography, digital, grades 7, Award of Excellence; Mia Smith, Ideal: Photography, digital, grades 7, Award of Excellence; Kate Westphal, Elk Meadow: Photography, digital, grades 7, Award of Excellence

POULTRY

Kamdon Quast, Colfax Comets: Any other poultry not listed – Old Cock, Champion; Kamdon Quast, Colfax Comets: Any other poultry not listed – Old Hen, Reserve Champion; Kyah Quast, Colfax Comets: Bantam Chickens – Hen, Grand Champion; Bryce Maves Maves, Colfax Comets: Bantam Ducks – Drake, Grand Champion; Kyle Deling, Elk Meadow: Bantam Ducks – Hen, Reserve Best of breed; Braden Beyer, Little Elk Creek: Chickens – Cock, Grand Champion; Austin Dressel/Riebe, Colfax Comets: Chickens – Cockerel, Champion; Austin Dressel/Riebe, Colfax Comets: Chickens – Cockerel, Champion; Kaitlynn Wente, Menomonie FFA: Chickens – Hen, Champion; Austin Dressel/Riebe, Colfax Comets: Chickens – Pullet, Champion; Kamdon Quast, Colfax Comets: Market, Champion; Kamdon Quast, Colfax Comets: Pigeons – Old Cock, Champion; Kyle Deling, Elk Meadow: Pigeons – Young Cock, Grand Champion; John Dressel/Riebe, Colfax Comets: Poultry Showmanship, Showmanship 1st

RABBITS

Satina Chilson, Connorsville Comets: Commercial breeds – New Zealand – all, Reserve Champion; Kyle Deling, Elk Meadow: Fancy breeds – Holland Lop, Best of Show; Marcus Wagner, Connorsville Comets: Meat Rabbits, Champion; Shiann Wagner, Connorsville Comets: Meat Rabbits, Reserve Champion; Chloe Renfree Weiss, Cedarlings: Rabbit Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship

SELF DETERMINED AND 

YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Grace Hasse, Little Elk Creek: Youth leadership, Award of Excellence

GRAND CHAMPION— Austin Dressel, a member of the Colfax Comets 4-H Club, won grand champion male in the American class at the Dunn County Fair with the rooster he is holding in the photograph. Austin also won reserve grand champion fowl; grand champion female in the American class; grand champion male, reserve champion male and reserve champion female in the Asiastic, English, Mediterranean, Continental, All Other Standard Breeds class; grand champion male goose and reserve champion female goose; reserve grand champion waterfowl and senior showmanship. This is Austin’s last year in 4-H. He graduated from Colfax High School in 2017. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

SHEEP

Amanda Maves, Menomin Helping Hands: Columbias, Targhee & Rambouilet, Champion; Amanda Maves, Menomin Helping Hands: Columbias, Targhee & Rambouilet, Reserve Champion; Anne Baier, Elk Meadow: Dorset, Champion; Kinsey Singerhouse, Little Elk Creek: Hampshire, Reserve Champion; Madison Moses, Little Elk Creek: Hampshire, Champion, Grand Champion; Kyah Barnhart, Willing Workers: Market, Grand Champion; Kinsey Singerhouse, Little Elk Creek: Market, Reserve Grand Champion; Isabelle Baier, Elk Meadow: Sheep Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship; Alexzandra Kruschke, Little Elk Creek: Sheep Showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship; Kaitlynn Wente, Menomonie FFA: Sheep Showmanship, Senior Showmanship; Isabelle Baier, Elk Meadow: Southdown & Cheviot, Champion; Anne Baier, Elk Meadow: Suffolk, Reserve Grand Champion, Reserve Champion; Amanda Maves, Menomin Helping Hands: Suffolk, Champion, Grand Champion; Graciela Gonzalez, Connorsville Comets: Suffolk, Reserve Champion; Kaitlynn Wente, Menomonie FFA: Suffolk, Champion

SWINE

Benjamin Styer, Willing Workers: Market, Champion; Kya Hayden, Little Elk Creek: Market, Reserve Champion; Jack Edwards, Colfax FFA: Market, Champion, Supreme Grand Champion; Zachary Evenson, Willing Workers: Market, Reserve Champion, Reserve Supreme Grand Champion; Mariyah Creaser, Willing Workers: Market, Champion; Mariyah Creaser, Willing Workers: Market, Reserve Champion; Danielle Zukowski: Market, Champion; Chloe Dummer, Elk Meadow: Swine Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship; Brian Styer, Willing Workers: Swine Showmanship, Beginning Showmanship; Abigail Powers, Little Elk Creek: Swine Showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship

WOODWORKING

Oliver Lugo, Little Elk Creek: Woodworking 1 – grade 4, Award of Excellence; Charlie Sabelko, Missouri Valley: Woodworking 2 – grades 5-6, Award of Excellence

YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS

Allison Bartlett: Exploring, Award of Excellence; Madilyn Voight, Elk Meadow: Exploring Award of Excellence [/emember_protected]

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