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Fair 2008: Side Roads - Driving a Race Car

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Side Roads - Driving a Race Car
Paul Berge's Side Road takes him round the outside turn at the Grandstand Track. You just might be surprised at who he finds driving a race car. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest
Strange sounds are coming out of Pioneer Hall again. The kids are calling their moms; the moms are calling their husbands; and Peter Hamlin is listening. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Demolition Derby

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Demolition Derby
It’s been a few years since we last saw this at the Fair. Get ready to collide, crash and smash. The Demolition Derby at the Grandstand is making a comeback. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Dairy Goat Celebrity Milking Contest

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Dairy Goat Celebrity Milking Contest
More people in the world drink goat's milk than any other kind. We wonder if they have as much trouble getting it as the celebrities with Jeneane Beck. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: 4-H Grand Champion Steer

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: 4-H Grand Champion Steer
At the Livestock Pavilion, it's the 4-H Grand Champion steer judging. This is not only a highlight for some 4-H competitors but for the Iowa livestock industry as well. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Decorated Diaper Contest/Diaper Derby

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Decorated Diaper Contest/Diaper Derby
It really doesn't matter what these contestants do at the Riley Stage. They're cute no matter what, whether they're racing in diapers or sitting around in decorated ones. It's a fun time. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Food Judging - Breads

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Food Judging - Breads
When it's hot and humid, baking bread can be a challenge. Some contestants at the Elwell Family food Center were up at 4 am just so their dough would rise. The division is Red Star with Whole Grain Breads - Whole Grain Yeast Bread/Rolls 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 7,400 Lbs. Modifieds

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 7,400 Lbs. Modifieds
They're revving up the engines getting ready to pit unbridled horsepower against an immovable object. Once again, it's the gear-grinding tractor pulls at the Grandstand Track. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Big Pumpkin Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Big Pumpkin Contest
At the Fair, bigger is often better. Take, for example, the quest for the Blue Ribbon for the biggest pumpkin. We find the big pumpkins just outside of the Agriculture Building. 02:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Cow Chip Throwing Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Cow Chip Throwing Contest
Up at Pioneer Hall, it's the cow chip throwing contest. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Stock Dog Trials

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Stock Dog Trials
Dogs helping herd other animals goes back centuries. At the stock dog trials in the new outdoor arena, humans and their dogs continue this ancient partnership. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Side Roads - Our State Fair on the Silver Screen

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Side Roads - Our State Fair on the Silver Screen
Paul Berge takes a Side Road where the Grand Concourse and Hollywood Boulevard meet and learns how a book put "our state fair" on the silver screen. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Pie Eating Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Pie Eating Contest
Some people seem to think it’s fun to eat without things like knives or forks or even hands. We think it’s funny to watch the pie eating contest at the Riley Stage. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Bubble Gum Blowing Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
August 14 was Iowa Park and Recreation Day at the Fair. One of the contests was bubble gum blowing. Even though when some of us were kids our parents frowned on bubble gum, big bubbles were winning prizes at the Riley Stage. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 6,500 Lbs. Super Stocks

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Tractor Pulls - 6,500 Lbs. Super Stocks
It's smoke-blowing, mud-throwing, heavy metal time at the Grandstand Track. Some of the best drivers in the nation come here for the tractor pulls. It's what we like to call the "battle of the behemoths." 06:00 Read More »

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