Winneshiek Fair fast approaching



Winneshiek Fair fast approaching



Zakary Kriener

News Writer



Buttons for the 2016 Winneshiek County Fair in Decorah are on sale! The buttons, which are available for $30 in advance and $35 at the gate (ages 6 and under are free), are good for admittance to all five 2017 Grandstand events.

The Grandstand events include stock car racing at Upper Iowa Speedway on Tuesday evening, July 11; National Tractor Pulling Association (NTPA) Truck and Tractor Pull on Wednesday, July 12; America’s premier tribute band Arch Allies, as well as opener Trouble Shooter on Thursday, July 13; country music star Scotty McCreery with opener Drew Baldridge on Friday, July 14; and CC Bull Riding and Barrel Racing on Saturday, July 15.

Buttons can be obtained in any of several different fashions, including from 4-H leaders, Fair Board members, online, and at several local businesses, which will be announced at a later date.

To purchase online with a credit card or PayPal account, visit and click “Buy Now.” After purchasing, the buttons will be available under the Grandstand across from the Fair Office.

Buttons are also available at the following local businesses:

  • Ossian – Casey’s, Farmer’s Union Co-op, Luana Savings Bank, and State Bank;
  • Calmar – State Bank;
  • Spillville – Citizen’s Savings Bank and Main Street Mini Mart;
  • Decorah – Bank of the West (main bank and drive-up), Decorah Bank and Trust (main bank and drive-up), Decorah Implement, Decorah Mart, Extension Office, Fareway, Farmers and Merchant’s Bank, Kernd Brothers Bank, Kwik Star, Margarets, Marine Credit Union, ThriftyWhite, Napa Auto Parts, Northeast Security Bank, Quillin’s, T-Bock’s, Thornton’s, and Viking State Bank (main bank and drive up);
  • Fort Atkinson – Citizen’s Savings Bank and Lickety Split;
  • Ridgeway – CUSB Bank and Engen’s Express;
  • Burr Oak – County Express, Kirkeby’s, and Barney’s;
  • Highlandville – Highlandville Store;
  • Waukon – Village Farm and Home;
  • Monona – Fisk Farm and Home.

If not prepurchased, buttons will be available at the fair in the area under the Grandstand, across from the office.

For any questions, contact Mary Fitch by phone at (563) 419-5523 or via email at



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