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Backus Cornfest

August 17, 2016
Always popular, the Backus Cornfest corn eating contest attracts entrants of many ages - like Ashley Pendzimas, 4, of Isanti - though most find the contest too much to stomach. See more photos on page A2 and online at Photo by Travis Grimlerplay button
Backus Cornfest is cornier than ever
August 17, 2016 - 11:42am
August 10, 2016
Pineandlakes File Photo
Backus Cornfest on tap Aug. 13
August 10, 2016 - 1:37pm
July 20, 2016
Backus Cornfest volunteers sought
July 20, 2016 - 10:52am
August 5, 2015
Backus' royal court this year is, King Mike and Queen Betty Nethercutt, along with Miss Backus Brittany Schmid, Junior Princess Debrin Popkes and Princess Sara Ford. Photo by Travis Grimler
Miss Backus wants to work in medicine
August 5, 2015 - 1:57pm
June 17, 2015
Bonnie Polo is part of the team that fights to keep the Backus Cornfest from fading into obscurity. For the past five years she has been the committees president. Photo by Travis Grimler
Cornfest is a labor of love for Polo
June 17, 2015 - 11:40am
August 11, 2014
Backus Cornfest 2014
August 11, 2014 - 10:47am
August 7, 2014
Tia Ford of Backus was crowned Miss Backus 2014. Photo by Travis Grimler
Lodin is Queen of Backus
August 7, 2014 - 2:58pm
Backus Cornfest events feature memorial balloon launch
August 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
July 16, 2014
Michael Martin of Backus with his wife Kathy. Michael passed away July 8 due to complications following surgery. Submitted photo
Balloon launch planned in memory of Backus Cornfest volunteer
July 16, 2014 - 11:06am