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Hall, Family, Honored at Opening

Before the gates opened this morning, the Opening Ceremonies were held, which included breakfast for the invited guests, and the Hall of Fame, Blue Ribbon Award, and Family of the Year presentations. Long time ag teacher Karen Henderson is one of this year’s inductee’s and gave a brief acceptance speech…

Listen to Karen Henderson

Her husband Jim Drew is also in this year’s class, and so is Robin Hauck, who was the previous Fair Manager. She’s been in the fair industry for 38 years…

Listen to Robin Hauck

This year’s Family of the Year is the Fowler Family Brad and Alana and their five daughters–Macey, Molly, Morgan, and twins Wendy and Wyatt. Brad Fowler is encouraging fair-goers to talk to all the F-F-A and 4-H kids, and learn what they are all about…

Listen to Brad Fowler

The ceremonies concluded with the flag-raising and national anthem just inside the front gate, which is done every morning as the fair opens.


Above: The Fowler Family honored as Family of the Year.


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