Pat Rice 2015 Minnesota Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year

Sending out a huge congratulations to our very own Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year Pat Rice. She is now the Minnesota Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year! Pat is involved in so many things throughout the community and was nominated by a great group of friends.

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Rice County Fair Queen Royalty

2015 Rice County Fair Royalty: ( left to right) Jane Ludwig 2nd attendant, Queen Breannca Bussert, 1st attendant Hannah Thompson

The Children's Barnyard was renamed the Dianne Hohrman Childrens Barnyard. Dianne served as an adult leader with the Big Giants 4-H club for 33 years. She was also a long time board member for 12 years. The naming of the Barnyard is a way for Dianne to always be with us.


  • Tim Hoover, President
  • Kathy Cap, Vice President
  • Sandy Flom, Treasurer
  • Marcia Simon, Secretary
  • John Dvorak, Fair Management / Secretary


  • International Association of Fairs and Expositions
  • Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Minnesota Federation of County Fairs
  • Minnesota State Agricultural Society


Thank you

The Rice County Fair board would like to thank all those that volunteered, exhibited, preformed, had booths and to all of you that came to the fair. It was a great week and we hope to see you next year.