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As If you were there...at the fair | The Sky Glider

As if you were there...at the fair | The Sky Glider

August 14, 2017 | 2 min

Here is a tour of the fair grounds with a birds eye view!

The Way We Live Award

The Way We Live Award

August 14, 2017 | 2 min

Farming is always celebrated here at the State Fair! This year, six farm families received a very special award.

State Fair Parade

State Fair Parade

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Highlights from the 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade.

Tall Corn Contest

Tall Corn Contest

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Here's a highlight from 2017's Tall Corn Contest.

New Thrills!

New Thrills!

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

This year, there are different “zones” for enjoying amusement rides at the Fair. Let’s check out the fun!

Old Contests with Dean Borg

Old Contests with Dean Borg

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

Let’s get into the time machine with our friend, Dean Borg to learn about some State Fair contests from the old days.

New Fair Food Contest

New Fair Food Contest

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Each year, new foods are suggested - and tested - to see what makes the cut. We peeked in on the judging.

Fair 2017 (Monday, August 14)

Fair 2017 (Monday, August 14)

August 14, 2017 | 59 min

State Fair Parade, Big Animals, Judging New Fair Foods, Bandaloni, Decorated Cakes Contest, Thrillzones, The Way We Live Awards, Tall Corn Contest,...

The Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

Dan Wardell is a one man band of fun - and Bandaloni is a one man BAND. :) Put them together and it’s State Fair magic!

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

We all acknowledge that Mike Pearson knows a lot about agriculture - so let’s see how he does in a contest about one of agriculture’s arch enemies -...

Northern Farmers Reporting Dicamba Damage

Northern Farmers Reporting Dicamba Damage

August 11, 2017 | 2 min

Monsanto designed the Xtend system so row-crop farmers could deal with weeds tolerant to chemicals like glyphosate. A special formulation of dicamba...

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President Trump Declares State of Emergency Over Opioid Epidemic

August 11, 2017 | 1 min

In rural America, response times for police, fire or EMS can be long ones. When a loved one has overdosed on opioids, the wait can feel like an...