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Central Iowa Fair highlights youth achievements despite pandemic

T-R PHOTOS BY THOMAS NELSON — Ethan Espenscheid, 17, leads his heifer Molly during the Central Iowa Fair Friday morning.
Judge Jeff Filloon inspects the feathers of Evan Meestra’s chicken.
Leila Shetler cleans off her black Geiger in the more than 80-degree heat before leading her in to the fair barn.
Central Iowa Awards readied for their winners in at the fairgrounds’ activity center.
Ally Lamer, 20, makes an appearance at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds. There was no queen competition this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Mya Swifant” 8, makes sure her 4H chicken entry is comfortable before the judge inspects her on Friday afternoon.

Ethan Espenscheid, 17, leads his heifer Molly during the Central Iowa Fair Friday morning.

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