Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

O'Brien County Fair royalty crowned

Grace Fuhrman, Dain Moermond reign over 2022 festivities

New royalty assumed the throne Monday night at the O'Brien County Fair.

Grace Fuhrman and Dain Moermond were named queen and king of this year's fair. The duo succeeds 2021 Queen Kaeley Einck and King Jason Wittrock. Makenzie Meyer, of Paullina, was named fair princess on Monday and succeeds Sydney Zeutenhorst.

Moermond, of Sutherland, is the son of Josh and Becca Moermond. He will enter his senior year at South O'Brien High School this fall, and is an eight-year member of the GW Feeders 4-H Club. His favorite projects at the fair are swine and beef.

Fuhrman, of Paullina, is the daughter of Ma...