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Iowa State Fair results

DES MOINES – Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Tingley earned second place in the fruit desserts for Dave competition judged Saturday, Aug. 11, at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on taste and appearance.

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Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Tingley was awarded honorable mention in the favorite frosted sugar cookie competition judged Aug. 11 at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

Entrants were tasked to create an award worthy frosted sugar cookie and accompany it with a story about the cookie recipe

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4-H and FFA judging teams and individuals from across the state competed in the youth livestock judging competition at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

Union County DC (Tyler Loudon, Austin Evans, Carson Rieck, Jack Johnson) placed third in team - junior and Austin Evans of Creston placed eighth in individual - junior.

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Young fairgoers pedaled their way to success in the Pedal Power Pull held Aug. 14 at the 2018 Iowa State Fair. 105 kids participated in the Pedal Power Pull.

​Kinzey Ripperger of Lorimor placed first in 11-year-old girls with a full pull.

In the Pedal Power Pull, kids attempt to pedal a mini tractor 40 feet (a "full pull") pulling a box weighing 80 pounds for 4-year-olds to 260 pounds for 11-year-olds. In the event of a tie or two full pulls, weight is added and a re-pull is held to determine the winner.

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Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Tingley won first place and a $50 cash award in the our front porch books favorite Iowa foods competition judged Aug. 16 at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

The Iowa State Fair food department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 171 divisions, 727 classes and over 9,574 entries at this year's Fair. Food department judging was held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

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Jolene Ebersole of Mount Ayr received reserve champion ranch horse pleasure at the FFA horse show judged Aug. 15 during the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

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Riley Long of Union County received reserve champion all other breeds, Makayla of Adams County received reserve champion Charolais Cross and Colton Hogan of Taylor County received champion Hereford in the 4-H breeding beef show judged Aug. 14 at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

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Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Tingley won first place overall and a $250 cash award in the Midwest Living competition judged Aug. 14-15 at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

72 different classes of cookies were judged over two days of intense competition.

Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Tingley placed first in molded or pressed - coconut, first in molded or pressed - crackles/crinkles (any flavor), first in molded or pressed - gingersnaps, third in molded or pressed - peanut blossoms, first in molded or pressed - snickerdoodles, second in molded or pressed - thumbprint (any filling permitted), first in ethnic cookies - Chinese almond, third in ethnic cookies - Italian, third in ethnic cookies - Scandinavian, second in drop cookies - oatmeal butterscotch (with or without nuts), honorable mention in drop cookies - oatmeal chocolate chip (with or without nuts), third in drop cookies - oatmeal raisin, third in drop cookies - oatmeal (other than named), first in drop cookies - peanut butter base, third in drop cookies - potato chip, third in drop cookies - white chocolate, first in health cookies - cookies made with a sugar substitute and third in health cookies - whole grain.

Hester Derscheid of Ellston placed second in molded or pressed - spritz and third in ethnic cookies - Chinese almond, and Emily Akkermann of Prescott received third in molded or pressed - thumbprint (any filling permitted).

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