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By Jan Tucker 

Talsma named Homemaker of Year at Ontonagon fair

 


GREENLAND — Valerie Talsma was named Homemaker of the Year at the Ontonagon County Fair last weekend.

Talsma entered the most quality items in the fair to receive the honor.

Jenna Jolliff was named Junior Homemaker.

Best of Show winners in various catagories included:

—Adult: Nancy Michna, soft sculpture; Jim Michie, sweet bread; Paul Smith, wine; and Valerie Talsma, batik and tall cut floral arrangement.

—Youth: Margaret Mary Howard, beadwork; Mary Therese Howard, cherries, pencil drawings and color pencil drawings; Jenna Jolliff, sewing, fabric art and photography; Kiirsa Kolpack, paper mache; Brook Perttu, yard craft, recycled craft and foil art; Hunter Perttu, pressed leaves; and Cassandra Steffensen, computer art.