Taking their sheep to get a bath are Ella Claseman with Aurora, left, Thomas Claseman, and Nicolas Claseman with Rosebud. They are children of Dion and Amy Claseman of Long Prairie.
Grandmas and grandpas are a common sight at the fair with grandchildren gathered around. Gjerstad family members pictured are (from left): Spencer, grandpa Steven, Miles, grandma Linda, Tessa and Kolten, all from Eagle Bend.
Brianna Graves, a member of Long Prairie’s Restless Riders 4-H club, decorated her horse’s stall with bright colors, photographs and lights. Blair is her 10-year-old mare, who was awarded a grand champion ribbon.
“Russell from Minnesota” provided live folk rock music Friday afternoon. The band plays at many events and private parties in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan. Pictured are (from left): Ben Valine, Russell Schmidt and Jonathan Thomas.
4-H member Jana Roste of Alexandria, left, brought her rabbit out to show Alex Sieren, Natalie Sieren and Brady Rach, grandchildren of Brad and Connie Rach of Bertha.
Cloverbud 4-H member Ellie Dukowitz from Staples gets her calf, Pretty, ready to show. Ellie is the daughter of Sunny and Tommy Dukowitz.