2017 Sponsors - Please thank these businesses for supporting the fair!

Great Lakes Mutual Insurance Company - Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo

Great Lakes Mutual Insurance Company - Motocross Races

Superior Equipment and Events - Monster Truck Show

Portage Health Auxiliary -  A sponsor of lunch for Senior Citizen's Day

Royale, INC. - Monster Truck Show

Tervo Family, In Memory of Ken Tervo - Tractor Pull

Memorial Chapel and Plowe Funeral Service - Trophies and Awards

Jim and Debbie Winquist - Silver Plates for Indoor Exhibits, Wheeler

Lakeside Auto Sales and Service Co. - Fast Action Motor Sports Remote Car Racing

Erickson Feed, Seed and Pet Supply - Livestock Shows and Poultry and Rabbit Department

Dollar Bay Linoleum and Tile - trophy sponsor

Domino's - Monster Trucks

Gierke Blueberry Farm - trophy sponsor

Houghton/Keweenaw 4-H - awards and trophies and the Livestock Skillathon tee shirts

RC Mechanical - Demolition Derby

UPPCO - Senior Citizens' Day

Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care - Senior Day Cakes

Virgil and Lucille Davis - trophies and Dairy Show

Bonnie DeCaire-Jones - Kid's Fun Day, trophies

Stoney Acre Hog Farm - Kid's Fun Day

Auto-Pro Glass and Tire - Trophies

Tractor Supply Company - shavings

Loading Zone II Bar and Grill - trophy sponsor

AutoValue of Houghton and Calumet - Fast Action Motor Sports Remote Race Car

Big T Towing - Fast Action Motor Sports Remote Race Car

Range Bank - Demolition Derby

The Tervo Agency INC - trophies

Skerbeck Entertainment Group - brochure sponsor

Merchant Solutions International - Chris Miller - technical services

Chassell VFW Post 6507 and Auxiliary - Horse Shows

Waste Management - Dumpsters

Keweenaw Chevrolet - Demolition Derby

Bruno's Motors - Fast Action Motor Sports

The Miners State Bank - general

Gentleman's Choice - trophies

Edge Tattoo - trophies

Hanke Auto Body, Inc - ATV Jumpers

Houghton Powersports - UTV Race Sponsor

Suomi Restaurant - Indoor Stage Shows 

Superior National Bank & Trust - Youth Talent Show

Northwoods Sporting Goods - Wild World of Dinosaur's Roving Dinosaur

Lake Accounting - Auction Sponsor

Rheault Farms - Auction Sponsor

U.P. Oil and Sharon Ave. Express Mart - Auction Sponsor

Mix 93 and WMPL Radio - Auction Sponsor

Twin Elm Farm - Auction Sponsor

Strom Farm - Auction Sponsor

Ryan Mattila - Auction Sponsor

Erickson Feed, Seed and Pet Supply - Auction Sponsor

Nutro Pet Food - Auction Sponsor

General Pet Supply - Auction Sponsor

Lulich Implement - Auction Sponsor

Copper Country Farm Bureau - Auction Sponsor

Farm Bureau Insurance - Auction Sponsor

Copper Range Abstract and Title - Indoor Stage Shows

Prince Corporation - Auction Sponsor

Rocky and Muck Brand Boots @ Erickson Feed, Seed and Pet Supply - Auction Sponsors

Superior Sand and Gravel - Equipment and Operators

DP Construction - Equipment and Operators

Don Schwenk - Equipment and Operators

Ed's Used Parts - Tim Palosaari - Equipment and Operators

City of Hancock - Equipment and Operators - police coverage

Waste Management - Equipment

Houghton County Sheriff's Department - police coverage

Michigan State Police - police coverage

Big T Towing - Equipment and Operators

Northland Veterinary Service - Veterinarians

A+ Pest Management - Houghton Area

Hancock Bottling - Coke Products

Timber Trails Riding Club - John Bishop Stable Management and Cowboy Challenge

Houghton County Arena - Multi-Ed Board, MSU Extention - support throughout the year

TV 6 and FoxUP - advertising

Superior Graphics - tee shirts for launcher

Michigan Tech - tee shirt launcher

Jilbert Dairy - Senior Day Milk donation

Lake Superior Tree Farm - display

Northland Lawn and Sport (formerly LaBlanc Sales and Service)- Wheelers

TLC Motorsports - Wheeler

Ward's Outdoor Equipment and Repair - People mover tractor

Houghton Community Broadcasting

J & J Broadcasting

Eagle Radio

Ticket Outlets - Superior National Bank, The Bookworm, Swift's True Value Hardware, Northwoods Sporting Goods

Red Star Yeast

Newell Brands, Inc. -Ball Fresh Preserving Award

Jan and Becky Bruin-Slot

Keweenaw Co-op

Hancock City Fire Department

City of Houghton Fire Department

Dollar Bay Fire Department










These generous sponsors contribute monetarily or with equipment, operators, or supplies to keep the admission prices to the fair as low as possible.

Superior Sand and Gravel - Mike Thornton, DP Construction - Dan Palosaari, Ed's Used Parts - Tim Palosaari, City Of Hancock, Department of Public Works- LeRoy Kenny, Spectrum Entertainment, Dorman Enterprises, Wards Husqvarna Sales and Service, Copper Range Abstract and Title, Great Lakes Mutual Insurance Company, Virgil and Lucille Davis, Fred and Bonnie Jones, Stony Acre Hog Farm, Superior National Bank and Trust and Financial Services, Erickson Feed, Seed, and Pet Supply, Domino's Pizza, Royale Inc. Machining & Fabricating Solutions, Superior Equipment and Events, CHASSELL VFW POST 6507,  Chassell VFW Ladies Auxiliary #6507, UPPCO, Tractor Supply, Ed's Used Parts, Ojibway Construction - Bill Isaacson Owner, Timber Trails Riding Club, Tony's Anytime Towing and Trail Creek Motors, Keweenaw Gas Co-op, Range Bank, RC Mechanical, Houghton/Keweenaw 4-H Council, MSUE, Deb and Jim Winquist, Debbie Stouffer CFP Ameriprise Financial, Auto Pro Glass and Tire, Loading Zone II, Judy Szyszkoski - Judy's Goats, Dollar Bay Linoleum and Tile, McCabe Distributing, UPEA Engineers and Architects, Animal Medical Center of Marquette, John Bishop Family, Celebrations, Superior Smiles, LJJ Construction, Continental Fire Co., Laiti Jewelers, Surplus Outlet, Vollwerths, Laser Lady, Superior Monogramming, Tadych’s Econo Foods,   Cormac Ronan & The Shelden Grill, Calumet Golf Course, Dan's Used Cars, M&M Power Sports, Houghton Power Sports, Gary Toutant, Dave Narhi, Pat's Motor Sports of Greenland (ATM), Don Schwenk,  Lakeside Auto, Chassell First Responders, CC Junior Hockey, City of Houghton Fire Department, City of Hancock Fire Department, Marine Corp League, Superior Monogramming, Superior Graphics, Michigan Soybean Promotions Committee, City of Hancock Police Department, Houghton County Transfer Station, Michigan State Police, Houghton County Sheriff's Department, Pat's Foods and Festival Foods, Hancock Bottling Company, Butch Patient Auctioneer Service, Big T Towing, Moyle Construction, Jack Kujansuu and Kathleen Caspary - Equine Education, Daily Mining Gazette, J&J Broadcasting, Eagle Radio, Houghton Broadcasting, Photographers Roland Burgan and Taana Kalliainen, Jan and Becky Bruin, John and Lynn Gierke, Charles and Deb Gazvoda, the Tri-County Work Crew and Larry Monette -Corrections Officer, Grant Olson and the Northland Veterinary Clinic, Halonen Landscaping, Copper Country Farm Bureau, Mercy Ambulance, Swift True Value Hardware and The Bookworm, RED STAR YEAST, BALL & KERR Fresh Preserving Products, and to anyone inadvertently omitted, we apologize.  Space is not sufficient to thank all of the Directors, Superintendents, volunteers and exhibitors individually for all of the time and talents devoted to the Houghton County Fair but it would not be successful without your efforts!



sors for 2014 to date - THANK YOU!

Spectrum Entertainment - Wayne the Wizard and Vince Anthony, Country Singer

Superior Sand and Gravel - Mike Thornton (Equipment and Operators)

DP Construction - Dan Palosaari (Equipment and Operators)

Ed's Used Parts - Tim Palosaari (Equipment and Operators)

City Of Hancock, Department of Public Works (Equipment and Operators)

Dorman Enterprises - Truck Demolition Derby and Local Truck Tug of War at Halftime of the Monster Truck Show

Wards Husqvarna Sales and Service

Copper Range Abstract and Title - Farm Tractor Pull

Great Lakes Mutual Insurance Company - Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo and Motocross Races

Virgil and Lucille Davis - Beef Show

Fred and Bonnie Jones - Kid's Fun Day

Stony Acre Hog Farm - Kid's Fun Day

Superior National Bank and Trust and Financial Services - Queen Pageant

Erickson Feed, Seed, and Pet Supply - Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Poultry and Rabbit and Horse Jump Shows

Domino's Pizza - Monster Trucks

Royale Inc. Machining & Fabricating Solutions - Monster Trucks

Superior Equipment and Events - Queen pageant

CHASSELL VFW POST 6507 - Open Horse Show and BINGO

Chassell VFW Ladies Auxiliary #6507 - Youth Talent Show

UPPCO - Senior Citizen's Day

Tractor Supply - Shavings for Livestock

Ed's Used Parts - Motocross and Off Road Derby

Ojibway Construction - Bill Isaacson Owner - Horse Shoe Pitching Tournament

Timber Trails Riding Club - Cowboy Challenge

Tony's Anytime Towing and Trail Creek Motors - Demolition Derby

Keweenaw Gas Co-op - Demolition Derby

Range Bank - Demolition Derby

RC Mechanical - Demolition Derby

Tony's Anytime Towing and Trail Creek Motors

Timber Trails Riding Club

Trophies/Plates and Awards

Virgil and Lucille Davis

Houghton/Keweenaw 4-H Council

Deb and Jim Winquist

Fred and Bonnie Jones

Debbie Stouffer CFP Ameriprise Financial

Auto Pro Glass and Tire

Loading Zone II

Judy Szyszkoski - Judy's Goats

In Memory of Clifford Palosaari

Dollar Bay Linoleum and Tile

McCabe Distributing

UPEA Engineers and Architects

Animal Medical Center of Marquette

John Bishop Family - Stable Management and Youth Horse Show



Superior Smiles

LJJ Construction

Continental Fire Co.

Laiti Jewelers

Surplus Outlet


Laser Lady

Superior Monogramming

Tadych’s Econo Foods (pageant flowers)

Cormac Ronan & The Shelden Grill

Wheelers and Golf Carts:

Calumet Golf Course

Dan's Used Cars

M&M Power Sports

Houghton Power Sports

Gary Toutant

Dave Narhi

Pat's Motor Sports of Greenland (ATM)

Don Schwenk - Skid Steer

Lakeside Auto - People Mover Tractor

Chassell First Responders

City of Houghton Fire Department

City of Hancock Fire Department

Marine Corp League

Superior Monogramming

Superior Graphics

Michigan Soybean Promotions Committee

City of Hancock Police Department

Houghton County Transfer Station

Michigan State Police

Houghton County Sheriff's Department

Pat's Foods and Festival Foods

Hancock Bottling Company

Butch Patient Auctioneer Service

Big T Towing

Moyle Construction

Jack Kujansuu and Kathleen Caspary - Equine Education

Photographers Roland Burgan and Taana Kalliainen

Jan and Becky Bruin - banner placement

Charles and Deb Gazvoda, Announcers


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