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Zipline at the Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

Zipline at the Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

New to the fair is a zipline that takes daring participants 130 ft. across the Fairgrounds.

Fruit & Vegetables | Fairilicious Food at the 2012 Iowa State Fair

Fruit & Vegetables | Fairilicious Food at the 2012 Iowa State Fair

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

Join Charity Nebbe, host of IPTV's new cooking series Iowa Ingredient, as she explores some tasty and unique flavors of the Iowa State Fair.

Red Trouser Show | Iowa State Fair 2012

Red Trouser Show | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

This street duo entertains the audience with juggling, fire, and acrobatics.

Super Snackers: Bird Nest Salad

Super Snackers: Bird Nest Salad

August 13, 2012 | 00:01:00

Dan Wardell and friends make a super snack called Bird Nest Salad!

Growing A Giant Pumpkin | Iowa State Fair 2012

Growing A Giant Pumpkin | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:05:22

Discover just what it takes to grow an abnormally large pumpkin.

Iowa State Fair's Mark Pearson Tribute

Iowa State Fair's Mark Pearson Tribute

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

Mark Pearson hosted IPTV's State Fair Highlights shows for 15 years. Pearson passed away in June, 2012. Here's a look at his State Fair legacy.

Iowa State Fair Parade | Iowa State Fair 2012

Iowa State Fair Parade | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:06:00

The fun at the Iowa State Fair starts each year with the annual parade in downtown Des Moines.

FFA Sheep | Iowa State Fair 2012

FFA Sheep | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

Young Iowans put their best foot forward as they showcase their sheep and their hard work in the FFA Sheep Show.

Egg Decorating Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Egg Decorating Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

Iowans compete to see who can decorate the most beautiful egg.

Seed Survivor with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

Seed Survivor with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:02:30

This interactive display about seeds is a fun learning event for kids at the Fair.

Asian Carp

Asian Carp

July 13, 2012 | 00:06:58

Iowa's rivers and lakes are being threatened by an invasive species that could decimate native fish populations and strike a blow to the state's touri...

Wildcat Den State Park, Muscatine County, Iowa

Wildcat Den State Park, Muscatine County, Iowa

July 13, 2012 | 00:05:36

While there are 85 state parks in Iowa only one of them has a working grist mill and bridge combination. The mill in Wildcat Den State Park was built...

Outdoor Journey for Girls, Iowa

Outdoor Journey for Girls, Iowa

July 13, 2012 | 00:05:47

Every summer the Iowa Department of Natural Resources offers a number of camps for young people. The goal of the camps is to cultivate an appreciatio...

Nature Photographer Larry Stone

Nature Photographer Larry Stone

July 13, 2012 | 00:05:18

Through his photographs and writings, Larry Stone made a career at the Des Moines Register sharing the magic found in nature. Even though he’s retire...

Remembering Mike Newell – Napkin folding at the 1998 Iowa State Fair

July 10, 2012 | 00:03:31

Iowa Public Television producer and Iowa State Fair segment host Mike Newell had fun at the 1998 Fair, learning a lot along the way. Here, Mike teache...

Remembering Mike Newell – Horseshoe throwing at the 1995 Iowa State Fair

July 10, 2012 | 00:00:34

Iowa Public Television producer and Iowa State Fair segment host Mike Newell had fun at the 1995 Fair, learning a lot along the way. Here, Mike teache...

Remembering Mark Pearson -- Iowa State Fair 1985 "Mr. Legs" competition

July 10, 2012 | 00:03:43

Iowa Public Television's Mark Pearson and the Iowa State Fair "Mr. Legs" competition from 1985. The clip speaks for itself!

Remembering Mark Pearson – Weed classification at the 1987 Iowa State Fair

July 10, 2012 | 00:04:48

Iowa Public Television's Mark Pearson knew agriculture, and Mark could identify a weed a mile away. In 1987, he covered weed classification at the Iow...

Remembering Mark Pearson – "Have fun at the Fair!”

July 10, 2012 | 00:01:03

Mark Pearson’s nightly sign-off on Iowa Public Television's Iowa State Fair coverage - “Have fun at the Fair!” - became famous over the years.

Remembering Mark Pearson -- Iowa State Fair golf cart clip from 1986

July 10, 2012 | 00:00:31

Iowa State Fairgoers got used to seeing Mark racing around the grounds in his golf cart while on location for Iowa Public Television's coverage. This ...