STORIES

Cowgirl Queen Contest
Aug 14, 2018 | 6 min

Girls from across the state compete in the 2018 Cowgirl Queen Contest.

Tall Corn Contest
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

We stop by Pioneer Hall to find out who grew the tallest stalk of corn.

Chainsaw Carver
Aug 13, 2018 | 3 min

Watch talented and skilled craftsman shape logs into works of art.

Canned Vegetables Contest
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Paul Yeager stops by the Food Center to meet this year's entrants in the canned vegetables contest.

The History of Fairground Maps
Aug 13, 2018 | 3 min

Dean Borg stops by the historic museum at the fairgrounds to learn about the history of fairground maps.

As If You Were There: Grandfather's Barn
Aug 13, 2018 | 2 min

Take a walk through Grandfather's Barn

Dollhouses and Miniatures
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Check out some teeny, tiny works of craftsmanship at the Cultural Center.

Grape Stomping
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

Abby Brown checks out the squishy, fun tradition at the Iowa State Fair.

Fair Fans
Aug 13, 2018 | 3 min

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

Concrete Pigs
Aug 13, 2018 | 4 min

All through the fairgrounds you'll find painted works of art in the form of concrete pigs. Take a look at the creativity involved.