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U.S. Veteran Describes Experiences as a Helicopter Pilot in the Vietnam War

U.S. Veteran Describes Experiences as a Helicopter Pilot in the Vietnam War

September 5, 2017 | 3 min

A United States Marine veteran describes his experiences as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. His duties ranged from delivering mail to troop insertion and extraction and picking up wounded...

Experiences of a Nurse During the Vietnam War

Experiences of a Nurse During the Vietnam War

September 5, 2017 | 4 min

The Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation estimates that 11,000 military women were stationed in Vietnam during the conflict, and approximately 90 percent of them served as nurses. This segment from...

Vietnam War Prisoner of War

U.S. Veteran Describes Being Prisoner of War in Vietnam

September 5, 2017 | 6 min

During the Vietnam War many United States soldiers were captured and held as prisoners of war (POW). Many soldiers reported being regularly tortured, and some were used for military propaganda. This...

Agent Orange and the Vietnam War

Agent Orange and the Vietnam War

September 5, 2017 | 1 min

Agent Orange was the name of a potent herbicide that was used by United States troops during the Vietnam War to defoliate trees in the jungle. The chemical has since been determined to cause various...

Truck and Tractor Pull pt. 2

Truck and Tractor Pull: Part 2

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

There’s nothing like the power and might of the tractor and truck pull. Let’s head to the Grandstand to check out the action.

Quiche Me in the Morning Contest

Quiche Me in the Morning Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Paul Yeager has found a food contest that celebrates Iowa’s bed & breakfasts - with quiche!

4-H and FFA Dairy Goats

4-H and FFA Dairy Goats

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Showing animals is a big part of the State Fair experience - and this year we’re excited to showcase the dairy goats!

Kid Joke Telling Contest

Kid Joke Telling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Ready to smile? It’s time for some joke-telling contestants to tickle our funny bones!

A History of Camping at the Fairgrounds

A History of Camping at the Fairgrounds

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

A retrospective history of camping at the fairgrounds.

Husband Calling Contest

Husband Calling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Modern messaging methods like texting and emailing can never compare to good old fashioned YELLING - at the husband calling contest!

Budweiser Clydesdales

Budweiser Clydesdales

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Majestic. Gigantic. Magnificent. All words to describe the Budweiser Clydesdales. We’re fortunate to have them at the Fairgrounds this year!

Whistling Contest

Whistling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

No fancy instruments needed for this next contest - just a little hot air and some loose lips.

4-H and FFA Sale of Champions

4-H and FFA Sale of Champions

August 19, 2017 | 6 min

And now the big moment 4-H and FFA members have been waiting for – it’s the Sale of Champions! IPTV’s Mike Pearson brings us the excitement!

As If you were there...at the fair - Fun Forest

As if you were there...at the fair | Fun Forest

August 19, 2017 | 2 min

Here is a tour of the Fun Forest!

Bloopers

Bloopers

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

Bill Riley always delivers a great fair show for us. But even the pros make a mistake now and then!

Mutton Bustin'

Mutton Bustin'

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It's the action-packed, if not a little scary – Mutton Bustin’! Put on your helmets and open up the gate!

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It’s that iconic State Fair time…when people are slinging, winging, and flinging cow chips through the air right outside Pioneer Hall.

Balloon Masters with Dan Wardell

Balloon Masters with Dan Wardell

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

Our good fired Dan Wardell is hanging out with some folks enjoying a vibrantly-colored balloon masterpiece come to life!

Most Unusual Vegetable Contest

Most Unusual Vegetable Contest

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Growing vegetables has taken on a new challenge. With this contest, it’s not just about quality - it helps if the veggies are funny looking too!

Playground with Dan Wardell

Playground with Dan Wardell

August 18, 2017 | 3 min

Dan Wardell visits the train playground to see how some young fair goers enjoy their day!