STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Indiana State Fair
The tragedy at the Indiana State Fair last Saturday has certainly become a media and internet talking point this week. Most of the conversations have gravitated to the same old who is to blame? talk w... Posted on 8/16/11 at 8:46 PM
HURON — Only at a State Fair can one see threemonth-old pigs sprint around a series of red pens set up like a circular race track.
With competitor names such as Gov. Arnold Snorzenhauger, Miss Hamma Montana, Miss Lindsay Loham and Dale Oinkheart Jr., it’s hard not to be intrigued.
“Are you ready for some exciting pig racing action?” owner Kevin Vogel, of Sanborn, Minn., asked the crowd. “We brought with us highly trained and highly skilled professional athletes.”
HOWARD — The South Dakota State Fair isn’t the only thing marking a 125th anniversary.
Dozens of farms that are still owned by relatives of the first farmers from 125 years ago will be recognized at the State Fair today in Huron. The inaugural Quasquicentennial Farm Families recognition ceremony will be held at 11:00 this morning.
The State Fair had its “preview night” Wednesday and officially opens today, with a schedule that runs through Monday.
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