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August 08, 2013 8:00 AM
The butter sculptures at the Minnesota State Fair are a popular attraction. Find out more about the tradition.
August 07, 2013 10:09 PM
Mariah Schmitt, an 18-year-old from Fort Atkinson, was crowned the 60thIowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight (Wednesday, August 7).
The coronation of the 60th Iowa Dairy Princess will take place this Wednesday night, Aug. 7, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines. Eleven young women involved with the dairy community across the state are competing for the title.
August 05, 2013 10:16 AM
Illinois will “Come Together” during the State Fair in Springfield Aug. 8-18, so the state’s dairy farmers plan to do the same – and help the hungry while doing so. For every glass of milk sold at the Illinois State Fair Dairy Building, they’ll be matching that purchase with a purchase of milk for a local food bank.
July 29, 2013 11:17 AM
It may be hard to believe, but it is already that time of year when families start to say goodbye to summer and hello to the new school year. In preparation, attention shifts toward to-do lists filled with tasks such as buying school supplies, going clothes shopping and getting sports physicals. What may not be on the list yet is making breakfast a priority.