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Winners head to Iowa State Fair
Jack Myers, 9, of Country Clover Kids won Third-Grade Grand Champion Beginner Bucket Bottle Goats at the Des Moines County Fair.
Drawing to a close
The 161st Des Moines County Fair, which concludes the area fair season, kicked off with the fair queen's crowning Tuesday ... John Gaines/The Hawk Eye Jake Jankowski, then 10, of Mediapolis cradles a Rhode Island Red, getting the chicken ready for show at last year's Des Moines County Fair in West Burlington.
Mediapolis wrestlers flex their muscles
Steven Holloway had barely seen a wrestling mat since winning a Class 2A 195-pound state championship in late February for the ... Gina Erickson/Special to The Hawk Eye Mediapolis wrestlers, from left, Adam Drain, Cole Erickson and Steven Holloway, helped Team Iowa Black to the championship dual in AAU Scholastic Duals District All-Stars division ... (more)
Cuddling with quills
They don't play fetch, and scratching them too vigorously behind the ears could put a person in store for a painful poke.