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Stories by Program: Fair 2007

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Fair 2007: Sale of Champions (#3806)

Fair 2007: Sale of Champions (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 3:46 PM

Hard work and perseverance are rewarded as the winners of the 4-H and FFA animal events sell their prize winning entries at the Iowa State Fair’s annual auction-style sale. 06:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: 4-H Grand Champion  (#3806)

Fair 2007: 4-H Grand Champion (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 12:12 PM

It’s one of the high points for the young 4-H folks at the Fair. Everyone is excited when the 4-H Grand Champion is chosen at the Livestock Pavilion. 05:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Sheep Dog Trials  (#3806)

Fair 2007: Sheep Dog Trials (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 12:10 PM

The State Fair Stock Dog Trials test the dog and its trainer's ability to control and drive a small herd of sheep or cattle. 05:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Hog Calling (#3806)

Fair 2007: Hog Calling (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 10:30 AM

Iowa produces about a fourth of the nation’s pork. So it just makes sense to go to a hog calling contest at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »
Fair 2007: Big Wheel Races (#3806)

Fair 2007: Big Wheel Races (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 10:27 AM

It's the Big Wheel races on the Grand Concourse. The machines and drivers might be a bit small but they’re really, tough competitors that not even rain can stop. 03:30 Read More »
Fair 2007: Husband Calling (#3806)

Fair 2007: Husband Calling (#3806)

posted on August 21, 2007 at 10:27 AM

Pioneer Hall competitions often harken back to the days before modern technology – like the days before husbands and wives could call each other on cell phones, instead of "calling." 03:30 Read More »
Fair 2007: Cookout Champion  (#3806)

Fair 2007: Cookout Champion (#3806)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 5:38 PM

With a dash of secret ingredients here and a soak in some special marinades there, bar-b-que cooks from across the state vie for the top prize at the 44th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest. 04:30 Read More »
Fair 2007: Side Roads - Fair & Unbalanced  (#3806)

Fair 2007: Side Roads - Fair & Unbalanced (#3806)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 5:38 PM

Paul Berge is going down a Side Road again. As usual he’s trying to find a short cut. This time he’s looking to “borrow” some ideas from other media. 03:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Chainsaw Carvers (#3806)

Fair 2007: Chainsaw Carvers (#3806)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 5:37 PM

The Fair celebrates practical and fine arts that use different materials and tools. At Heritage Village meet an artist who uses a chainsaw and works on wood. 03:30 Read More »
Fair 2007: Truck and Tractor Pulls (#3806)

Fair 2007: Truck and Tractor Pulls (#3806)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:31 AM

Catch the action from the Grandstand Track as first the 8200 lbs. Super Stocks battle for the blue and then the two-wheel drive pick-up trucks. It's the clash of the titans. 06:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Truck and Tractor Pulls  (#3805)

Fair 2007: Truck and Tractor Pulls (#3805)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:27 AM

It's the battle of the behemoths at the Grandstand track when the 7400 lbs. modified tractors and the 4-wheel drive trucks burn rubber and blow smoke down the track. 06:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Cow Chip Throw (#3805)

Fair 2007: Cow Chip Throw (#3805)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:21 AM

Fairgoers had a chance to put their throwing arms to the test this week at Pioneer Hall for the traditional Cow Chip Throw. 04:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Side Roads - "What Sounds Like Fun?" (#3805)

Fair 2007: Side Roads - "What Sounds Like Fun?" (#3805)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:16 AM

Paul Berge takes a Side Road at the Fair to create a game show he's calling "What Sounds Like Fun?" 03:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: Outhouse Races (#3804)

Fair 2007: Outhouse Races (#3804)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:11 AM

They don’t have engines, but they’re just as popular with Fairgoers. It’s the run for the golden toilet seat at the The Outhouses Races on the Grand Concourse. 04:00 Read More »
Fair 2007: 4-H Market Hog  (#3804)

Fair 2007: 4-H Market Hog (#3804)

posted on August 17, 2007 at 11:07 AM

A lot of young hopes ride on the 4-H swine show in the Swine Barn. And there are a lot of hogs for the judge to evaluate before he picks the champion. 04:00 Read More »
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