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Fair Food with Dean Borg

Fair Food with Dean Borg

August 18, 2017 | 3 min

Food at the Fair has always been a highlight. Our fantastic friend Dean Borg explores Fair foods of the past in another State Fair Flashback!

4-H Grand Champion Steer

4-H Grand Champion Steer

August 18, 2017 | 3 min

4-H Steer exhibitors wait all year for this big event - will their steer, picked earlier as a winner in individual classes, win Grand Champion? Mike Pearson finds out.

Rubber Chicken Throwing

Rubber Chicken Throwing

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Tossing rubber chickens around might not be allowed or expected in very many public places, - but here at the State Fair, it’s encouraged - and awarded!

A Day with the Queen

A Day with the Queen

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Learn all the Iowa State Fair Queen Does in a Day.

Tractor and Truck Pull

Tractor and Truck Pull

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

The truck and tractor pulls are a tradition at the State Fair Grandstand. Let’s take a walk behind the scenes with Mike Pearson.

Horseshoes

Horseshoes

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Some sports historians believe the game of horseshoes dates back thousands of years. Let’s meet some modern-day competitors.

4-H Llamas

4-H Llamas

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

The State Fair is chock full of kids who show all sorts of animals - even unique ones, like llamas!

Food Contest for Beginners

Food Contest for Beginners

August 18, 2017 | 3 min

There’s a brilliant reason to be brave and enter a food contest for the first time - the “beginner’s" category

Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

It's an honor to bring you highlights from the Veterans Parade now...always a privilege to see our heroes march down the Grand Concourse.

Changes with Familiar Faces | Meet Karen McKilligan

Changes with Familiar Faces | Meet Karen McKilligan

August 17, 2017 | 2 min

A changing of the guard at the Elwell Family Food Center -- meet Karen McKilligan, the new Superintendent.

Pedal Tractor Pull

Pedal Tractor Pull

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Let’s check out the action at the Pedal Tractor Pull contest with our good friend, Abby Brown.

Questions Galore (Information Booth People)

Questions Galore (Information Booth People)

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

We all need directions or information when we’re touring the Fairgrounds. Let’s meet the wise folks who man the information booth.

FFA Family

FFA Family

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Participating in FFA events at the Fair takes lots of preparation. Here’s a family who loves every minute of it!

I Milked a Cow

I Milked a Cow

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Milking a cow may be an everyday experience for some Iowans - but as Paul Yeager finds out, for some Fairgoers, it’s actually a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Thrills and Spills with Dean Borg

Thrills and Spills with Dean Borg

August 17, 2017 | 3 min

The Fair is always thrilling - and as Dean Borg finds out in tonight’s Fair Flashback - sometimes those thrills were mind-blowing!

As if you were there...at the fair | Varied Industries Building

As if you were there...at the fair | Varied Industries Building

August 17, 2017 | 1 min

Here is a tour of the Varied Industries Building.

Cookout Contest

Cookout Contest

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

The coals are hot, the food is prepped - grab your forks everyone and let’s see what’s cookin’ on the Grand Concourse!

i-Flip Acrobatic Show

i-Flip Acrobatic Show

August 17, 2017 | 4 min

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease, he i-Flip acrobatics team wows Fairgoers. Travis Graven is there!

Flower & Potted Plants

Flower & Potted Plants

August 17, 2017 | 3 min

Combining style and botanical skill, the flower and potted plant show is always a sunny part of the Fair!

Dan Wardell meets a Chainsaw Carver

Dan Wardell meets a Chainsaw Carver

August 17, 2017 | 3 min

He’s loud, creative, and brave! No, not just Dan Wardell - the chainsaw carver too. Let’s look in on the action!