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Fair 2009: Draft Horses

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Draft Horses
Harnessing the power of one, two, four or more horses, each weighing around a ton, takes both experience and finesse. 04:49 Read More »

Fair 2009: Photography Salon

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Photography Salon
Over the decades, the technology of taking photographs has changed radically. But at the Cultural Center, it’s still the “art” of the photo that brings home a ribbon. 02:54 Read More »

Fair 2009: Corn Dog Kickoff

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Corn Dog Kickoff
Since 1993, the Blue Ribbon Foundation has raised over 80 million dollars for the Iowa State Fair. The Corn Dog Kickoff is one of its fundraising events. 03:49 Read More »

Fair 2009: Big Animals

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Big Animals
After 39 years covering the Iowa State Fair, we’ve just run out of words for the next contest. We'll just say, it's BIG. 04:56 Read More »

Fair 2009: Tall Corn Contest

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Tall Corn Contest
The Iowa Corn song identifies Iowa as the state where the tall corn grows. So we decided to learn what was the tallest corn stalk ever entered. Then we stopped by Pioneer Hall to check out just how tall it got at this year's tall corn contest. 05:04 Read More »

Fair 2009: Flowers on the Fairgrounds

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Flowers on the Fairgrounds
Preparing the Iowa State Fairgrounds for visitors is a lot of work. And many may not even notice the foliage that's all over the grounds. But Flower Power does make a difference. 04:22 Read More »

Fair 2009: Cowgirl Queen

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Cowgirl Queen
They’re stomping on the bleachers, and hooting and hollering at the Livestock Pavilion. The crowd’s encouraging the Cowgirl Queen contestants as they give the cowgirl salute. 04:24 Read More »

Fair 2009: FFA Market Swine

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: FFA Market Swine
In the Swine Barn, the young folks from FFA are working to make their animals look good for the judge. 03:58 Read More »

Fair 2009: Side Roads - Such a Winer

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Side Roads - Such a Winer
Wineries are sprouting all over Iowa. So Paul Berge took a Side Road to the Elwell Family Food Center and got the low down on judging wine. 03:16 Read More »

Fair 2009: Food Judging - Dinner Rolls

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Food Judging - Dinner Rolls
It’s time for measuring cups and spoons at the Elwell Family Food Center. There were hundreds of entries in the battle for the best dinner rolls. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: Photography Judging

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Photography Judging
Going behind the scenes, we learn what it takes to create an award-winning photo from someone who knows, a well-known Iowa photographer, John Gaps III. 04:56 Read More »

Fair 2009: Chainsaw Carving

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Chainsaw Carving
Heritage Village showcases our ancestors skills. Now we know they had axes and knives and handsaws. But we're just not sure about chainsaws. 02:56 Read More »

Fair 2009: Parade

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Parade
Start your State Fair experience the same way the Fair starts, with the State Fair Parade, as Iowans from all over the state strut their stuff through Des Moines. 06:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest
It's another favorite from Pioneer Hall, time to call the hogs. We don't know why pigs would respond to these sounds, but it's fun listening to humans make them. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Iowan of the Day

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Iowan of the Day
For 10 days of the Fair, an Iowan of the Day is named. We meet some of the people who have been recognized for volunteer service to their local community and learn how this Fair honor got started. 05:00 Read More »

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