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Blue Ribbon Bricks

Blue Ribbon Bricks

Aug 18, 2018 | 5 min

Learn about the bricks laid through the Iowa State Fairgrounds

Harmonica Contest

Harmonica Contest

Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Musicians compete at Pioneer Hall for the 2018 Harmonica Contest.

Mutton Bustin'

Mutton Bustin'

Aug 18, 2018 | 5 min

Daring Kids ride sheep to see who can hold on the longest.

Fair Booth

Fair Booth

Aug 18, 2018 | 3 min

Dan Wardell visits the IPTV Fairbooth.

Innovative Chocolate

Innovative Chocolate

Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Travis Graven visits the Elwell Family Food Center for the Innovative Chocolate Competition.

Themes of the Past

Themes of the Past

Aug 18, 2018 | 3 min

Dean Borg visits the Iowa State Fair Museum to learn about past fair themes.

Fair Fans

Fair Fans

Aug 18, 2018 | 3 min

Charity Nebbe interviews some of the biggest fans of the Iowa State Fair.

Clydesdales, Percherons and Draft Ponies

Clydesdales, Percherons and Draft Ponies

Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Trainers and majestic animals compete at the Clydesdales, Percherons, and Draft Ponies Competition.

Tractor Display

Tractor Display

Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Fairgoers have the opportunity to look at an intricate tractor display.

4H and FFA Sale of Champions

4H and FFA Sale of Champions

Aug 18, 2018 | 7 min

The finest animals go up for auction at this years 4H and FFA Sale of Champions.

Kids Joke Telling Contest

Kids Joke Telling Contest

Aug 18, 2018 | 4 min

Young fairgoers compete to see who has the funniest joke.

Iowa History 101 Mobile Museum

Iowa History 101 Mobile Museum

Aug 18, 2018 | 5 min

Learn a little about Iowa History at this mobile museum.