Byron Anderson honored

Minnesota Federation of County Fairs President Byron Anderson, a Hugo farmer, was recently honored for his volunteer efforts with the Washington County Fair. Anderson received the Heritage Award at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions 123rd Annual Conference Dec. 9 in Las Vegas, Nev. Anderson has been a member of the Washington County Agricultural Society since 1974 and is in his second stint as president of the County Fair Board. He has been a member and leader of many other county and state organizations, including leading the Town of May 4-H Club for the last 40 years.