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August 15, 2018
Foothills Christian Academy took the "Under the Sea" theme biblical with this Red Sea float.
Backus Cornfest parade rocks 'Under the Sea' theme
August 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 9, 2018
A young gentleman tries his luck at the dime toss during the 2017 Backus Cornfest. Echo Journal file photo
Backus Cornfest events slated Saturday
August 9, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
This old car was a 2017 Backus Cornfest parade entry. See more photos from the 2017 parade -
Backus Cornfest events to take place Aug. 11
August 8, 2018 - 4:00am
February 1, 2018
Bingo nights on tap as Backus Cornfest fundraiser
February 1, 2018 - 11:30am
October 27, 2017
Mariah Alderson, of Pequot Lakes, has her mother, Alisha Alderson, give her a scar to go with her costume during the Cornfest Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Backus. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Halloween activities abound at Backus festival
October 27, 2017 - 8:00am
August 17, 2017
This year during Cornfest, Chayna Mueller was named Miss Backus, Madison Abraham was named Miss Congeniality, Chawna Mueller was crowned princess. Second princess was Brianna Schmid with Brianna Alderson recognized as junior princess and Anna Van Heerden crowned second junior princess. Little Miss Backus this year is Hailey Rogers with second little miss Ellie Rogers and Little Mr. Tanner Van Heerden. Two little princesses this year were Myra Steffen and Mary Rogers.
Backus Senior Center wins best float at 2017 Cornfest
August 17, 2017 - 7:00am
August 9, 2017
Totally Awesome '80s is Backus Cornfest theme
August 9, 2017 - 6:00am
August 12, 2015
Grant Madison, left, pushes through the 13-17 year old heat of the corn eating competition. Madison took second place in the round, trailing close behind Alex Knebel, right. Photo by Joe Fraser
It's Back-us to the 50's at the Backus Cornfest
August 12, 2015 - 4:09pm
June 4, 2015
Backus: Council approves Cornfest activities
June 4, 2015 - 9:51am
May 8, 2015
Backus: Council reviews quotes
May 8, 2015 - 10:49am
January 21, 2015
After a rough start, Zach McCarty from the Backus Fire Department team gives a pep talk to his steed. Photo by Travis Grimler
Donkey basketball attracts crowd for a cause
January 21, 2015 - 2:54pm
December 3, 2014
Brunch with Elves coming to Backus on Saturday
December 3, 2014 - 12:27pm