Chickasaw County Fair Queen Hails From New Hampton

New Hampton, Iowa – Chickasaw County has a new Fair Queen and she hails from New Hampton this year.  Barbara Schwickerath, a 2018 graduate of New Hampton High School, and daughter of Neal and Leah Schwickerath was crowned the Chickasaw County Fair Queen at the Big-4/Chickasaw County Fair in Nashua over the weekend.

Barbara joined Bob on the morning show Tuesday and talked about the process she went through to become “Queen”:


Schwickerath talked about the projects she has done including this year’s projects in 4-H, which led her to this year’s fair:


Schwickerath will now go on to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines and compete against young ladies across the state for the Title of Iowa State Fair Queen.  She’ll be attending Iowa State in the fall.



Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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