Updated August 28, 2014
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Matt Schwartz is grand champion overall showman
Matt Schwartz of Ferdinand was the top winner in the 2014 Idaho County Fair Livestock awards. . . .
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4-H project awards
Following is a list of 4-H Family & Consumer Science Award for the 2014 Idaho County Fair. . . .
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Idaho County Fair Royalty float is best of show
The 2014 Idaho County Fair Parade was a success; there were over 40 entries varying from royalty to miniature horses to 4-H groups. . . .
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Two-Minute Talent Show winners
There were 17 acts in three age groups in this year’s Two-Minute Talent Show at the Idaho County Fair. . . .
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Open Class awards
Following is the list of Best of Show and Awards of Merit for the Open Class exhibits at the 2014 Idaho County Fair. . . .
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Meridian woman pleads guilty
Jennifer Lillian Balfe, 19, of Meridian, Idaho, pleaded guilty on August 19, 2014, to bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.  . . .
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Fatality accident on Keuterville Rd.
Matthew K. Seubert, 26, of Greencreek was killed in a rollover accident on Keuterville Rd. approximately ½ mile west of Moughmer Point Rd. Thursday, August 21. . . .
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Community Calendar deadline is Aug. 31
The deadline, for changes to the 2015 Community Calendar, is August 31st. . . .
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Bowling leagues starting soon
Several bowling leagues will be starting their seasons within the next couple of weeks at Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont. . . .
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Library News
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Jr. High Football practice to start
Prairie Junior High football practice will start  . . .
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Riding Club O-Mok-See is Sept. 7
The Cottonwood Riding Club will be having their annual O-Mok-See . . .
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Summit Volleyball Schedule
On this page is the volleyball schedule for the Summit Academy varsity. . . .
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The 2015 Idaho County Fair Royalty are from left Queen Brooke Eades, 1st Princess Lauren Goldman and 2nd Princess Madison Ulmer. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Every year there’s that one 4-Her who seems to win everything. This year it was Matt Schwartz of Ferdinand who was Grand Champion for both quality and fitting and showing for beef and was also the Round Robin Grand Champion. He also was awarded the top overall beef project and the Joe Enneking award for top overall agricultural project. See article at left for Livestock award winners and more grand champion photos. Click on the photo for a  larger view..

2014 Grand Marshals Chuck and Jane Pratt cut the ribbon to officially open the Fair. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Idaho County Fair Royalty float was judged as Best in Show and 1st among royalty entries at the Idaho County Fair Parade. Making their final official appearance were 2014 royalty members, from left, Emily McHugh, Maria Munger and Holli Uhlorn. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Adrianne Nuxoll of Kooskia, left photo, and Lindsey Goeckner, left and Holli Uhlorn of Cottonwood in the photo at right, were this year’s Friends of 4-H award winners. Nuxoll won the Upright Mixer, Goeckner the Sewing Machine and Uhlorn the Luggage. For Uhlorn it is the third straight year she has won one of these awards and she now has all three. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The unusual contestants in the Pigtail Contest. From left are flower garden, helicopter and owl (when she turns her back the large flowers make what looks like an owl face.) Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie principal Carrie Nygaard leans in to smooch Chaye Uptmor's grand champion hog. She beat out the Grangeville and Clearwater Valley principals for the honor. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Longtime local 4-H leaders received appreciation awards from their clubs. In the upper photo Lynn Danly of the Keuterville Livestock 4-H Club gave recognition to retiring leaders Jean and Butch Spencer. In the lower photo members of the Cottonwood Saddliers recognized Betty Campbell, far right, for 40 years of service to the club. Click on the photos for larger views.

One of the acts that provided live music at the Gazebo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Miranda Klapprich and Chloe Rowland strike a Charlie’s Angels pose during the fashion show. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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