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