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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

The dairy feeder calves competed in the multipurpose arena on Wednesday afternoon and among the winners were: Heidi Fuchs – 1st place intermediate showmanship Parker Burchett – 1st place junior showmanship Lightweight market class – 1st place Parker Burchett Heavyweight market class – 1st place Jordan Jedele Grand Champion – Parker Burchett Reserve grand champion […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin Goats of varying sizes, colors, and breeds were represented at the Chelsea Community Fair’s goat competition Wednesday, Aug. 24. “When it comes to showmanship, the participants are judged on how they handle and prepare the animal, composure in the ring, and knowledge of the animal,” explained Aly Rodgers, one of the superintendents […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

(Publisher’s note: Thursday’s events published yesterday.) One of the most anticipated events of the Chelsea Community Fair is Ladies Day on Friday, Aug. 26. So mark the date, be sure to set your alarm, and get ready for a fun morning. Gates open at 7 a.m. and registration is at 7:45 a.m. The program runs […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Burrill Strong for the photos in this slideshow.)

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

By Crystal Hayduk Food is a necessity of life, and that’s probably why people gravitate to their favorite fair foods every August during the Chelsea Community Fair. With a wide variety of food and treats available, nobody needs to settle on just one, either. Throughout the week, I like to sample several of my annual […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin The Multi-Purpose Arena at the 79th Annual Chelsea Community Fair was nicknamed Hog Heaven on Tuesday night, August 23. That’s when the judging of the swine took place. There were 42 pens of pigs for a total of 83 pigs. “We’re looking for how well the kids present to the judge, the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2016

  By Crystal Hayduk Concerned community members attended the regular meeting of the Chelsea School District Board of Education on Aug. 22, which was conducted by Vice-President Laurel McDevitt in the absence of board president, Steve Olsen. At the first opportunity for public input, Karen Findlay updated the board regarding Beach Middle School’s robotics team. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2016

(Publisher’s note: Wednesday’s events ran yesterday.) Ah, the dairy cattle … one of my favorite livestock at the Chelsea Community Fair, will center stage on Thursday, Aug. 25, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Arena. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the rides begin at 1 p.m. Plus, it’s senior day, which means free […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2016

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, a resident alerted police of possible problem with 44-year-old Chelsea woman parked in a parking lot and police subsequently arrested her for a DUI. For the full story, please click here.  

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2016

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