Enjoying themselves looking at the pigs are Jim, Jake and Jessi Cline of Sauk Centre. They are the children of Rick and Cheryl.
First Responder Ron Hemsworth, left, from Sauk Centre Ambulance, describes emergency equipment to Jade, center, and Ashley Dreger of Sauk Centre. Their grandma, Mary Dreger, brought them to the fair.
Stearns County Deputy Rob Theisen brought police dog “Olivia” to the fair. Olivia is trained to track human scent, and enjoyed sniffing everyone who stopped to pet her.
Megan Bunting of Redwood Falls showed “Diesel,” an 18-hand, 3-inch Belgian. “He’s 4 and is still growing,” she said.
Although Christian Willoughby, below, brought several 4-H projects to the fair, his favorite blue-ribbon winner is a piece of artwork he drew freehand. He is from Holdingford.
Abbie Harren of Freeport prepares to show Charlie in open class pets.
Young Allie Ratka, at left, of Cold Spring, goes to an experienced hand with her questions. She has been shadowing fellow 4-H club member Amy Grotsun at the fair.