STORIES

Have You Heard? With Dan Wardell
Aug 16, 2019 | 3 min

Accordion Contest
Aug 16, 2019 | 3 min

We visit Pioneer Hall to listen in on some of the competitors at the 2019 Accordion Contest.

Cowchip Throwing Contest
Aug 17, 2019 | 3 min

Who can fling the cow pie the furthest. We find out at the 2019 Iowa State Fair Cowchip Throwing Contest.

A History of Grandstand Races
Aug 16, 2019 | 4 min

Learn about some of the races that used to take place at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand.

Church Cookbook Recipe Contest
Aug 16, 2019 | 4 min

We meet some of the competitors and judges at the 2019 Iowa State Fair Chuck Cookbook Recipe Contest.

As If You Were There: Quilts
Aug 16, 2019 | 1 min

Timber Sports Contests
Aug 16, 2019 | 4 min

Who can throw an ax the most accurately. We find out at the 2019 Timber Sports Contests.

Fair 2019 | Friday, August 16
Aug 16, 2019 | 49 min

Timber Sports Contests, 4-H Grand Champion Steer, Riding the Rides, Fair Flashback, Accordion Contest, Have You Herd?, Grandstand Racing History, Cow Chip Throwing, Church Cookbook Recipe Contest, Shining Stars, Snakes Alive, Fly Tying Competition, Bubblegum Blowing Contest, As If You Were There … At the Fair

As If You Were There: Little Hands on the Farm
Aug 16, 2019 | 1 min

Fair 2019 | Thursday, August 15
Aug 15, 2019 | 52 min

Iowa Public Television has brought Iowa State Fair highlights statewide for 49 years, and is once again broadcasting extensive coverage of the Iowa State Fair in 2019. Bill Riley returns as host of