Cheryl Karr may not know many of her father’s war stories but what she does know means the most to her all the same.
After a year of disruption to programming and a 2020 fair that was reduced to bare bones by a global public health crisis, the members, families and leaders of Adams County 4-H are back on the horse and ready to ride in 2021.
Most years, Rachel Svoboda is excited for the end of the Adams County Fairfest 4-H Livestock Auction and the time when her animal goes to slaughter.
The Adams County Agricultural Society has big shoes to fill with the resignation of board member and longtime volunteer Randy Queen.
The Adams County Agricultural Society is buying the Bernardo’s Steak House property, a move discussed Tuesday evening at the board’s regular meeting.
In standard feline fashion, Fuzzball decided to take charge at the 4-H Cat and Small Animal Show on Thursday at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
Raising her hog is a summer gig for 10-year-old Abby Ahlbrand of St. Louis, Missouri.
GENEVA — Members of the Handy Hands 4-H Club of Burress continue to live up to their name with the making of one recent project.
Growing up watching shows like “Glee” and movies like “High School Musical” made this year’s Hastings High students the perfect ones to start the school’s first competitive show choir.
Several of the more than 150 people in attendance at Friday’s town hall meeting about planned improvements to U.S. Highway 6 questioned why the project won’t involve roadways farther south.
The Adams County Agricultural Society has taken steps intended to make the county fairgrounds more secure and up-to-date with technology.
The Adams County Agricultural Society is waiting to see who will round out the board after a vote Tuesday night ended in a tie between two candidates.
Local businesses and individuals came out to support the 4-H program through the livestock auction Monday at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
On a cool and windy day, kids and parents alike gathered at Windmill Park Sunday afternoon for the Adams County Fairfest pedal tractor pull.
On a morning hot enough to cook without a grill, 42 area 4-H’ers demonstrated the fine art of mastering the elements and 1,000-pound plus show cattle during the beef show Friday at Adams County FairFest.
On a warm Friday morning, 4-H’ers gathered beneath a tent at the Adams County Fairgrounds to showcase their most prized poultry.
While temperatures reach up to 100 degrees this week, some Adams County 4-H’ers attending the county fair found refuge from the heat wave during the ice cream contest Friday afternoon inside the Activities Center at the fairgrounds.
When Grace Eckhardt’s breeding ewe won reserve champion, Chase DeVries pointed to Eckhardt and smiled before he collected her plaque and ribbon.
The timing for a wave of heat could not have been worse for those caring for and showing animals this week at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
There were more than just cats at the annual Adams County 4-H cat and small animal show on Thursday.
With temperatures climbing into the low 80s already by 10 a.m. Wednesday, judges and contestants worked diligently at the Adams County Fairgrounds to keep the 4-H swine show moving along so as to limit the stress on both the two- and four-legged participants involved.
A little extra work paid off for 14-year-old Breanna Gilmore at Wednesday’s 4-H rabbit show during the Adams County Fairfest at the fairgrounds in Hastings.
With retirement looming on the horizon, Adams County resident Kaye Becker has been looking for her next great thing.
The Adams County Fairfest parade made its way through downtown Hastings to eager members of the community Saturday morning.
Bingo boards and ice cream bars are just a few of the supplies being rounded up in the last few days before the Adams County Fairfest kicks off.
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