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Local Residents Represent Marion County Well at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Eric Gotschall

Marion County residents put a wide variety of talents and hobbies on d Cell Phone Treasure – Make Money With Cell Phones isplay at this year’s Iowa State Fair, which concluded Sunday in Des Moines. Among the local residents bringing home blue ribbons were Alyssa Vandevoort of Pella, who showed the Champion Simmental Heifer at the FFA Breeding Beef Show.

In one of many unique categories, 18-year-old Oren Roorda of Pella placed first in the Men’s Bow Saw division of the Wood-Cutting Contest, and Carole Miller of Otley brought home an armful of ribbons in the Suzette’s Candies competition, including First Place Overall and Reserve Sweepstakes for her Maple Nut Fudge.

More results are available on the 2010 State Fair page in “Today’s News”