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Public hearing for fairgrounds masterplan reveals estimated costs

After the Madison County Fair Board decided on the top four priority projects at the Madison County Fairgrounds, it was time for a public hearing. Craig Erickson with Great West Engineering, along with the fair board, hosted a public meeting for discussion of the fairgrounds master plan on Nov. 9 in Twin Bridges.

Fair board addresses future needs

The Madison County Fair Board, in conjunction with the community, has a few big decisions to make in the next month, which they discussed at their Sept. 21 meeting in Twin Bridges. The county is working with Great West Engineering to develop a master plan for the fairgrounds, and the board’s input will guide that document.

For the piggy bank: Market sale churns out $381,000 to Madison County youth

The Madison-Jefferson County Fair market sale grossed $381,459.75, down $450,000 from last year’s market.
“Even though we were down from last year, we still had a phenomenal sale,” said Leif Funston, president of the volunteer livestock sales committee.

Age is just a number: SPRA descends on Twin Bridges

Cowboys and cowgirls 50 and up converged on the Madison County Fairgrounds rodeo arena last weekend for the National Senior Pro Rodeo. Contestants from 11 states and Canada participated in team roping, steer wrestling, tie down, ribbon roping, barrel racing and men’s and women’s breakaway roping during the two day event.

Madison County Fairgrounds increasingly popular; more demand on facilities

The Madison County Fairgrounds is in transition – in the last decade, use of the fairgrounds has skyrocketed, especially during the summer months. Because of that, however, there is increased pressure on the facilities and staff, so the fair board is now working with the county commissioners to plan for the future.