2018-07-29 / Community View

Great times enjoyed at the Eastern Michigan State Fair



Niel Sauter, The Michigan Stiltwalker, hands 4-yearold Camden Rhoades a balloon animal near the entrance to the Eastern Michigan State Fair. 
Photo by Phil Foley Niel Sauter, The Michigan Stiltwalker, hands 4-yearold Camden Rhoades a balloon animal near the entrance to the Eastern Michigan State Fair. Photo by Phil Foley

Lapeer’s Scotty Wilcox puts his back in it during the 5-year-old division of the pedal tractor pull Tuesday at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. 
Photo by Phil Foley Lapeer’s Scotty Wilcox puts his back in it during the 5-year-old division of the pedal tractor pull Tuesday at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. Photo by Phil Foley

The chain race Thursday night quickly became a pushing event. 
Photo by Phil Foley The chain race Thursday night quickly became a pushing event. Photo by Phil Foley

Goodland Township’s Garrett Bauer dives into an order of butterfly chips. The 15-year-old said he was pretty sure he could finish the dish by himself. 
Photo by Phil Foley Goodland Township’s Garrett Bauer dives into an order of butterfly chips. The 15-year-old said he was pretty sure he could finish the dish by himself. Photo by Phil Foley

Tucker Kreiner, a committed New Holland man, tried out the new Workmaster 253 in front of the Globe of Death at the Eastern Michigan State Fair on Tuesday. “John Deere are stupid,” said the North Branch youngster who’s also showing his first pig at the fair, a Hampshire-Durock cross named Pickle. Kreiner and his dad, Bryan, raise beef, pigs, goats and crops on the family farm. 
Photo by Phil Foley Tucker Kreiner, a committed New Holland man, tried out the new Workmaster 253 in front of the Globe of Death at the Eastern Michigan State Fair on Tuesday. “John Deere are stupid,” said the North Branch youngster who’s also showing his first pig at the fair, a Hampshire-Durock cross named Pickle. Kreiner and his dad, Bryan, raise beef, pigs, goats and crops on the family farm. Photo by Phil Foley

Lapeer County 4-H Program Coordinator Kathy George took a moment for a photo with MSUE District Coordinator Jerry Johnson in front of the group’s brand-new show barn. 
Photo by Nicholas Pugliese Lapeer County 4-H Program Coordinator Kathy George took a moment for a photo with MSUE District Coordinator Jerry Johnson in front of the group’s brand-new show barn. Photo by Nicholas Pugliese

“Fantastic,” said Dennis Bauer of Goodland Township as he bit into a Polish dog with kraut and chips at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. 
Photo by Phil Foley “Fantastic,” said Dennis Bauer of Goodland Township as he bit into a Polish dog with kraut and chips at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. Photo by Phil Foley

The grandstand crowd screamed in delight as the trailer race left a cloud of debris on the track. 
Photo by Phil Foley The grandstand crowd screamed in delight as the trailer race left a cloud of debris on the track. Photo by Phil Foley

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