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1960: Demonstrators Head to State Fair

Plenty of demonstrators from the Nobles County Fair were headed to the State Fair in 1960. I want their glasses, or similar ones. Very much.

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1960: Grand Champion Holstein

Diane Stegemann shows her grand champion Holstein yearling at the Rock County Fair in 1960.

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1960: Top Poultry at the Rock County Fair

Top poultry of the Rock County Fair in 1960 were from Hills.

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1960: Rock County Fair’s New Grandstand

The Rock County Fair was slated to begin soon in early August 1960.

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1935: Jackson Breaks Out with an Attack of Occasions

This 1935 editorial snippet from the Nobles County Times praised Jackson for being awesome. Which it still is. Next post at 11 a.m.

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1984: Kids Head to the Lyon County Fair

In these photos from 1984, kids hit the rides at the Lyon County Fair. I’m not a big fan of Ferris Wheels, but they look like they’re having a great time! Any of these kids still around?

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1944: Worthington Soldier Declares Respect for Nazi Robombs

Lieutenant W.W. Brammer joined the American forces in Normandy after seeing off paratroopers on D-Day, in 1944. Brammer longed for steak and dodging into foxholes was the main effect of the Nazi "robombs." Next post at noon.

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1959: Ponies Given Away as Prizes at the Nobles County Fair

Ann Jean Smits, 8, met two ponies that were to be given away as gate prizes (like door prizes?) at the Nobles County Fair, along with a motor scooter, in 1959. Pretty impressive! I wonder what town people did if … Continue reading

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