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Stark County Fair Association
August 21, 2014
Officials: Stark County fairgrounds project at standstill: Most of $300K set for startup spent on research
Plans for a Stark County fairgrounds remain at a standstill. More than a year ago, the Stark County Fair Association gave the Dickinson State University Foundation $300,000 as startup money to plan the project. That was a big step after 25 years of failed attempts to secure land...
news / local
August 21, 2014 - 10:10pm
April 4, 2014
Thompson steering the ship on fairgrounds project: Committee utilizes $217K for engineering, meetings
Editor's Note: Corrections were made to this story on April 4, 2014. A year after the Dickinson State University Foundation was given $300,000 of public money to get a Stark County fairgrounds plan rolling, the group’s CEO is steering the ship. Roughly $217,000 has been spent...
news / local
April 4, 2014 - 2:18pm
March 26, 2014
Fair board not involved in fairgrounds land buy: Stark County Park members outline plans to build ‘Badlands Events Center’
The Stark County Fair Association was not largely involved in the land purchase agreement for a $1.7 million land plot south of town for a future county fairgrounds. At the association’s meeting Wednesday, Stark County Park Board representatives Frank Klein and Pete Kuntz, who...
news / local
March 26, 2014 - 10:52pm
April 6, 2012
Feeling left out: Stark County Fair Association making plans for fairgrounds; Stark County Park Board in the dark
Stark County Park Board commissioners are oblivious to how close the area is to seeing new fairgrounds, a Stark County Fair Association member said Thursday. SCFA member Frank Klein added that he butted heads with commissioners when they considered spending more than $740,000 on...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Fair association, county commissioners square off
Stark County Fair Association members maintain they have the clout to move Dickinson's fairgrounds where they see fit, but county commissioners believe the public should have a say in the matter. SCFA members Bernie Marsh and Frank Klein informed commissioners last week of the association's...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2012
Editorial: Get going on a Stark County fairgrounds
Like a Ferris wheel, a fairgrounds project keeps going round and round. It's become dizzying. Stark County Fair Association members are trying to procure a decent parcel of land to make a permanent home for fairgrounds, but it seems like somehow someone isn't trying hard enough. The...
editorials / opinion
February 26, 2012 - 12:00am
February 21, 2012
Land swap in the works for Stark County Fairgrounds
A Utah company may breathe life into a county fairgrounds, officials say. The Stark County Fair Association recently signed a letter of intent to swap land with Five Diamond Fund Managers, LLC. The SCFA has been trying to construct a fairgrounds and multipurpose complex for years...
local / news
February 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2010
More setbacks with fair plans
Seven of 14 members of the Stark County Fair Association resigned recently, but existing members intend to push on with developing a fairgrounds complex. The resignations are one of many setbacks the Fair Association has encountered with the project since land west of Dickinson was...
November 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Fair Association may reorganize, dissolve
The Stark County Fair Association may refocus its goals and reorganize its board after losing promised funding for fairgrounds from the Stark...
local / news
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2009
Fair board discusses funding
The Stark County Fair Association discussed options for future funding of the county fairgrounds at their monthly meeting Monday. Gary Satern, project consultant for the fairgrounds, asked the board to look into alternative ways of selling county-owned land as one way of securing...
local / news
June 22, 2009 - 12:00am