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New Iowa State Fair Scratch Ticket Will Feature A Second Chance Live Game Show

The Iowa State Fair and the Iowa Lottery have teamed up for a State Fair themed scratch ticket. Iowa Lottery CEO Matt Strawn says it’s the first ticket specifically targeting the annual event. “A $5 ticket where you can win a $50,000 top prize up to $50,000 on the ticket alone,” he says.

American Dairy Association Indiana Introduces Specialty Grilled Cheese Sandwiches For 2024 Indiana State Fair Dairy Bar

American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) has announced the two specialty grilled cheese sandwiches which will be available at the Indiana Farmers Dairy Bar throughout the 2024 Indiana State Fair.

Stutsman County Fair (ND) Will Be Held Two Weeks Earlier This Year

Conflicts with the Red River Valley Fair forced Stutsman County Fair Board members to schedule the event about two weeks earlier, according to Rod Wilhelm, a member of the board. The Stutsman County Fair is now scheduled for June 12-15.

Protect The Harvest Founders Inducted Into Missouri Agriculture Hall Of Fame

Forrest and Charlotte Lucas were inducted into the recently created Missouri Agriculture Hall of Fame at an April 9 ceremony in Jefferson City. Missouri Governor Mike Parson presided over the event, with 425 industry leaders present for the induction.

Colt Ford Cancels Douglas County Fair (OR) Concert After Suffering Heart Attack

Country-rap music star Colt Ford will no longer be headlining at the Douglas County Fair on August 9. According to fair officials, they received a press release from Ford’s agency cancelling the show after the singer suffered a heart attack back on April 4.

Moscow Concert Attack Highlights Potential Threat Of Violence To Public Gatherings In The United States

This Joint Intelligence Bulletin (JIB) warns law enforcement, first responders, emergency management, and private sector security partners of possible threats to public gatherings in the United States from threat actors inspired by the ISIS-Khorasan (ISIS-K) attack on the Moscow Crocus City concert Hall on 22 March and subsequent official ISIS statements and pro-ISIS media calling for similar attacks in the United States.

Wayne County Fair (OH) Board Pays Off $1.3 Million Loan Used To Build Event Center

The Wayne County Fair Board has paid off the $1.3 million commercial loan that was used to build the fairgrounds’ event center. The loan, which was taken out in 2019, was actually for 20 years, but the fair board was able to pay it off 15 years early.

Washington County Fair’s (UT) Annual Military Appreciation Night To Honor ‘Modern Warriors’

The Washington County Fair will host its annual Military Appreciation Night on Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. at the Outdoor Arena of the fairgrounds. This year’s event honors “Modern Warriors’ — those who served post-Vietnam. All are invited to attend.

Announcing The 2024 Nevada County Fair (CA) Poster

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is excited to share our 2024 Nevada County Fair Poster featuring our slogan “Carnival Lights and Treat Street Delights.” Every year, we ask our talented and creative community to help bring the fair slogan to life through artwork.

Choose Iowa Calendar Contest For Students Now Open

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is encouraging school-aged Iowa students to participate in the 2024 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest hosted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Choose Iowa is the state’s signature brand for Iowa grown, Iowa raised and Iowa made products.

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