The Steele County Free Fair has declared that Friday, August 18, will be Matt Ratzloff Day. Matt has worked with the summer crew the past six years. He recently had a bone marrow transplant at Mayo in Rochester. Ratzloff has been battling acute myeloid leukemia.

There is a benefit scheduled for Matt on Saturday, August 26, at the Owatonna VFW. Hours will be 4-8PM. There will be food, silent auction, T-shirts and more. Tickets are on sale now for $10. Tickets will also be available at the door.

You can learn more on the Ratloff Strong Benefit Facebook page.

The following people can provide you with more information:

  • Missy Paquette (507) 330-2750
  • Lori Lind (612) 239-8880
  • Tricia Fisher (507) 456-7228

Dates for the Steele County Free Fair are August 15-20.

Just a reminder that a number of vendors are still seeking employees. Stop by the fair office and pick up an application.