2017 4-H/FFA Swine Show Results from Linn County Fair

The Linn County 4-H Swine show was held at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 2 with the following results.

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Champion Breeding Gilt:   Ryan Clark, Mt. Vernon

        Reserve Chammpion Breeding Gilt:  Natalie Clark, Mt. Vernon

Champion Purebred Market Hog:  Natalie Clark, Mt. Vernon

        Reserve Champion Purebred Market Hog:  Aleah Brown, Central City

Champion Individual Market Gilt:  Corbin Woods, Walker

       Reserve Champion Individual Market Gilt:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

Champion Individual Market Barrow:  Corbin Woods, Walker

       Reserve Champion Individual Market Barrow:  David Iehl, Central City

Grand Champion Market Hog:  Corbin Woods, Walker

         Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog:  David Iehl, Central City

Champion Derby Gilt:  Rebekah Rundle, North Linn FFA

        Reserve Champion Derby Gilt:  Jacob Waltz, Central City

Champion Derby Barrow:  Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

       Reserve Champion Derby Barrow:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt.  Vernon

Grand Champion Derby Hog:  Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

       Reserve Grand Champion Derby Hog:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

Showmanship

Senior Showmanship Champion:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Ryan Clark, Mt. Vernon

             Senior Showmanship 3rd Place:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

Intermediate Champion Showman:  Kolby Morris, Central City

     Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:  Keely Franck, Walker

             Intermediate Showmanship 3rd: Place:  Lee Sloan, Alburnett

Junior Champion Showman:  Betsy Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

     Junior Reserve Champion Showman:  Riggs Martin, Central City

             Junior 3rd Place Showman:  Jayda Bowman, Marion

Advanced Champion Showman:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Advanced Reserve Champion Showman:   Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

             Advanced 3rd Place Showman:  Corbin Woods, Walker

Champion Pen of Three:  Parker Janson, Cedar Rapids

     Reserve Champion Pen of Three:  Kyle Franck, Walker

Champion Carcass Merit Gilt:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Reserve Champion Carcass Merit Gilt:  Savannah Hatch, Center Point

Champion Carcass Merit Barrow:  Jamison Jansen, Cedar Rapids

    Reserve Champion Carcass Merit Barrow:  Curtis McGovern, Central City

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Miscellaneous Pet Show

The Linn County 4-H miscellaneous pet show was held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.  The miscellaneous pet show gives youth a chance to share their knowledge and skill in working with a wide variety of pets including fish, reptiles, hobby goats and llamas.

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Linn County Fair Miscellaneous Pet Show

Overall Champion High Point Miscellaneous Animal:   Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point with Stella, Skunk

Overall Reserve Champion Miscellaneous Animal:  Cade Garman, Center Point with George, African Hedge Hog    

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road, NE, Suite 201, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.  Iowa State University Extension programs are available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability

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Top Winners Named In 2017 Linn County Fair 4-H/FFA Beef Show

Linn County 4-H and FFA youth exhibited beef animals on July 1, 2017 at the Linn County Fair in Central City, IA.

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2017 4-H/FFA Beef Show

Champion 1st Calf Heifer with Calf:  Presley Klima, Walker

 Breeding Beef winners were:

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Breeding Heifer:  Abbigail Blackford, Marion

                Reserve Champion Bucket Bottle Breeding Heifer:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

Champion Home Raised  Breeding Heifer:  Katie Flitsch, Central City

Reserve Champion Home Raised Breeding Heifer:  Jalea Horning, Marion

Champion Angus Heifer:  Breckyn Betenbender, Coggon                                                                                                         

                Reserve Champion Angus Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

Champion Chianina Heifer:  Tucker Klima, Walker

                Reserve Champion Chianina Heifer:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer:   Braden Oxley, Marion

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Champion Shorthorn Heifer:  Allison Ross, Marion

                Reserve Champion Shorthorn Heifer:  Charlie Schrader, Cedar Rapids

Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer:  Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon   

Champion Simmental Heifer:  Nicole Sutter, Central City

Reserve Champion Simmental Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

Champion All Other Breeds Heifer:  Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Commercial Heifer:  Braden Oxley, Marion           

Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer:  Nathan Wilson,  Center  Point

Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer:  Braden Oxley, Marion

                Reserve Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                3rd Overall Breeding Heifer:  Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon

                4th Overall Breeding Heifer:  Breckyn Betenbender, Coggon

                5th Overall Breeding Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker                                                                                                                            

Market Beef Winners were:

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Steer:  Riley Blackford

Reserve Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Steer:   Presley  Klima,  Walker

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Market Heifer:  Keely Franck, Walker

Champion Home Raised Light Weight Market Steer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Reserve Champion Lightweight Home Raised Market Steer:  Maci Mollenhauer, Center Point

Champion Home Raised Middleweight Market Steer:  Tate Whitham, Central City

                Reserve Champion Home Raised Middleweight Market Steer:  Ella Whitham, Central City

Champion Home Raised Heavyweight Market Steer:  Cole Mollenhauer, Center Point

Reserve Champion Home Raised Heavy Weight Market Steer:  Jordan Balderston, Central City

Champion Overall Home Raised Market Beef:  Tate Whitham, Central City

Reserve Champion Overall Home Raised Market Beef:  Ella Whitham, Central City 

Champion Angus Steer:   Travis Benesh, Marion

Reserve Champion Angus Steer:   Kayla Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

Champion Chianina Steer:   Braden Oxley, Marion

                Reserved Champion Chianina Steer:  Braden Oxley, Marion 

Champion Hereford Steer:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

                Reserve Champion Hereford Steer:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

Champion Maine-Anjou Steer:  David Iehl, Central City

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Steer:  Bailey Hatch, Center Point

Champion Red Angus Steer, Kylie  Franck, Walker

                Reserve Champion Red Angus Steer:  MaKenna Blackford, Marion

 

Champion Shorthorn Steer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Steer:   Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Simmental Steer:  Zachary Cooper, Cedar Rapids

                Reserve Champion Simmental Steer:  Savannah Hatch, Center Point

Champion All Other Breeds Steer:   Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Light Weight Crossbred Steer:  Taryn Wittenburg, Springville

                Reserve Champion Light Weight Crossbred Steer: Ben Moyer, Alburnett

Champion Middle Weight Crossbred Steer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                Reserve Champion Middle Weight Crossbred Steer:  Breckyn  Betenbender, Coggon

Champion Heavy Weight Crossbred Steer:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                Reserve Champion Heavy Weight Crossbred Steer:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

Champion Market Heifer:  Lindsey Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

                Reserve Champion Market Heifer:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

Champion Overall Crossbred  Beef:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                Reserve Champion  Overall Crossbred Beef:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

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Top Ten Rate of Gain                                                                                                         ADG                        Weight

Champion Rate of Gain:  Riley Blackford, Marion

Reserve Champion Rate of Gain:  Maci Mollenhauer, Center Point

3rd  Place Rate of Gain:   Kylie Mysak, Springville

4th  Place Rate of Gain:  Jordan Balderston, Central City

5th Place Rate of Gain:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

6th Place Rate of Gain:  Sam Arnold

7th Place Rate of Gain:  Taryn  Wittenburg, Springville

8th Place Rate of Gain:  Abbigail Blackford, Marion                                                    

9th Place Rate of Gain:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

10th Place Rate of Gain:  Kyle Franck, Walker

                Grand Champion Market Beef:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                                Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                                                3rd Over All Market Beef:  David Iehl, Central City

                                                4th Over All Market Beef:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

                                                5th Over All Market Beef:  Braden Oxley, Marion

 Top showmanship winners:

Champion Advanced Showman:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

Reserve Champion Advanced Showmanship:  Jalea Horning, Marion

                Third – Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Senior Showman:  David Iehl, Central City

Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Collin Hallier, Mt. Vernon

                Third – Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon

Champion Intermediate Showman:  Presley Klima, Walker

Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:   Braden Langhoff, Marion

Third – Katie Flitsch, Central City

Champion Junior Showman:  Lindsey Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

Reserve Champion Junior Showman:  Tucker Klima, Walker

                Third – Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

 1st Place  Senior Obstacle Course Award:  Braden Oxley, Marion

2nd Place Senior Obstacle Course Award:  Allison Ross, Marion

1st Place Intermediate Obstacle Course Award:  Bailey Hatch, Center Point

2nd Place Intermediate Obstacle Course Award:  Keelyh Franck, Walker

1st Place Junior Obstacle Course Award:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

2nd Place Junior Obstacle Course Award:  Taryn Wittenburg, Springville

Senior Champion All-Around Award:  Jalea Horning, Marion

                Senior Reserve All Around Award:  Collin Hallier, Mt Vernon

Intermediate Champion All-Around Award:  Katie Flitsch, Central City

                Intermediate Reserve Champion All-Around Award:  Bailey Hatch

Junior Champion All-Around Award:  Olivia Zubrod, Center Point

                Junior Reserve All Around Award:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road, NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 319-377-9839.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Share-the-Fun Results

The Linn County Fair 4-H Share the Fun competition was held on Sunday, July 2 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City.  Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August.
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Those winning the event are as follows:

Junior Entries: 

  • Gracyn Kane, Coggon  – Creative  dance
  • Lucie Scott, Cedar Rapids – Ukulele and song solo

Senior Entry:

  • Amanda Dragon, Mt. Vernon – Storytelling – Little Red Riding Hood with a Twist

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 Goat Milking Contest Winners

The Goat Milking Contest was back by popular demand at The 2017 Linn County Fair! The Contest was held on Thursday, June 29 in the Ag Educational Tent. Teams of 3 had 60 seconds to milk as much as they can from a goat. Each team member milked for 20 seconds and then switched positions. Teams were also judged on best dressed and were encouraged to come in costumes. This contest was a huge hit and there are high hopes it will be back again next year!

Winning team:

  • Alyssa Taylor
  • Connor Shulista
  • Jordan Balderston

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Best Dressed Winners:

  • Caitlyn Bean
  • Samantha Miller
  • Jasmine Stafford

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“Milk Duds”- least amount in bucket

  • Katelyn Hoth
  • Morgan Hoth
  • Mya Campbell

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2017 Linn County Fair Queen Crowned

The Linn County Fair Association is proud to announce the 2017 Linn County Fair Royalty, Alexis Costello – Fair Queen and Kiera Dixon – Fair Princess. They were crowned on Thursday, June 29 during the crowning ceremony at The Linn County Fair in Central City. Delaney Sturtz was awarded the Leadership Award and Grace Pisarik was awarded the Citizenship Award during the ceremony.

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Our 2017 Linn County Fair Queen, Alexis, will compete in the Iowa State Fair Queen Competition, August 8th – August 12th. On August 12th at the Iowa State Fair grounds the new 2017 Iowa State Fair Queen will be crowned. Come and cheer on our new 2017 Linn County Fair Queen as she vies for the title!

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Bios:

Alexis Costello is the daughter of Tim and Karen Costello of Cedar Rapids.  Alexis will be studying at Mt. Mercy University this fall and plans to double major in Criminal Justice and Accounting.

Kiera Dixon is the daughter of Michael and Karen Dixon of Walker.  Kiera will be attending Central College this fall.

Grace Pisarki is the daughter of Steve and Susan Pisarik of Mount Vernon.  Grace will be a senior at Mount Vernon High School this fall.  Graces’s future plans are to attend a 4 year college and pursue a career in the medical field.

Delaney Sturtz is the daughter of Michelle Tegeier of Cedar Rapids.  Delaney will be a senior at Alburnett High School this fall.  Delaney’s future plans involve a career in animal science.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Club Booth Winners

Each year at the Linn County Fair, 4-H Clubs decorate their display booths according to a theme.  This year’s fair theme is “A Family Tradition”.

Those clubs winning honors for the best decorated club booth are:

Large Club Division:

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  • Outstanding —  Indian Creek –  Marion

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  • Large Club Honorable Mention – Coggon Clippers

Small Club Division:

Central City Achievers Club Booth

Central City Achievers 4-H Club Booth

  • Outstanding –  Central City Achievers
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College Challengers 4-H Booth

  • Small Club Honorable Mention  – College Challengers – College Community Area

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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