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Fair 2008: FFA Student

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: FFA Student
For Iowa’s young people in FFA, the Fair isn’t just about competition. It’s also about all the work and learning that lead up to the big day in Des Moines. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Hobby Stock Racing

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Hobby Stock Racing
If speed is what you like, our next item is right up your alley. Toby Kruse has the call for some more dirt track racing on the Grandstand track for the A Main feature for Hobby Stocks. It's the Deery Brothers Summer Series. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest
They used to use a rolling pin, but that proved a bit hazardous in some people’s hands. So today contestants are throwing rubber chickens up at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Art Judging (Fine Art - Youth and Junior Exhibition)

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Art Judging (Fine Art - Youth and Junior Exhibition)
We return to the Fine Art Exhibition at the Cultural Center. This time, we’re enjoying the creations of the younger generation whose talent seems to know no limits. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Sheep Shearing Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Sheep Shearing Contest
A lot of things may be automated these days. But at the Sheep Barn, it still takes a human being to shear a sheep. It also takes determination, strength and quickness. Contestants shear four sheep each. They're judged on the time it takes them... 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Outhouse Races

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Outhouse Races
The course is short and intense; the competition can get really dirty. And Fairgoers really seem to enjoy the Outhouse Races on the Grand Concourse. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Cookout Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Cookout Contest
The contestants arrive early to set up their grills and prepare their tables. It's the Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair. It's one of Peter Hamlin's favorite contests; Peter loves to eat and talk. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: 4-H Swine

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: 4-H Swine
We're back in the ring at the Swine Barn, this time with the 4-H exhibitors. They're showing their pigs and demonstrating what they've learned about showing animals. And they're making us all proud again. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Wood Chopping Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Wood Chopping Contest
It takes a sharp ax, strength, skill and very good hand eye coordination at the Wood Chopping contest. Peter Hamlin is at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: A Master Artist in Wood

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008:  A Master Artist in Wood
Meet Bob Kroese of Pella . He's an award-winning, nationally recognized artist in wood. And anyone who has seen the wood carving contest winners at the Cultural Center has seen his work. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Beard Growing Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Beard Growing Contest
Many contests at the Fair are about measuring things - how far you can throw something, how long does it take you to run somewhere pushing something. So it should be no surprise that they have the rulers out and are measuring beards at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show
Weighing more than a ton, the Belgian is considered one of the strongest horse breeds. And their power and grace are obvious. Enjoy their gleaming coats, braided manes and shining harnesses as the Belgian team and four-horse hitch classes... 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Food Judging - Favorite Food My Mother Prepared

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Food Judging - Favorite Food My Mother Prepared
Cooking is both an art and a science. But it's even more than that. It can also be about family traditions and nostalgia. At the Elwell Family Food Center they're judging "Favorite Food My Mother Prepared." 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Side Roads - What you "gotta" love at the Fair

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Side Roads - What you "gotta" love at the Fair
Paul Berge is on another Side Road at the Fair. Our intrepid reporter is combing the Fairgrounds looking for just exactly what you "gotta" love at this year's Fair. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Turkey Calling Contest/Duck Calling Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Turkey Calling Contest/Duck Calling Contest
At Pioneer Hall not only do contests recognize old arts and crafts, they showcase skills we still use. Hunters still call turkeys and ducks. And Peter Hamlin was there to hear them calling. 03:30 Read More »

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