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Saturday at the Ogle County Fair: Carnival and Demo Derby

Published: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 11:57 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:07 p.m. CST
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Morgan Askergaard, age 14, and her brother Colin, age 5, from Dixon, had fun riding the dragon roller coaster at the Ogle Couny Fair on Saturday. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Joe Blackburn, Dixon, slams his 93J car into an opponent during the Bone Stock heat at the Ogle County Fair's demolition derby on Satuday. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Zack Lowry, Oregon, hangs on as his car 7X is lifted into the air by a hit from Chris Senn, Amboy, in the 322 car during the compact heat of the Ogle County Fair's demolition derby Saturday night. Lowry was eliminated in the heat, but Senn finished fourth. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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The crowd reacts as demolition derby cars collide at the Ogle County Fair on Saturday night. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Timothy Davis, Jr., age 5, Oregon, enjoys his ride on the dragon roller coaster at the Ogle County Fair on Saturday. Pictured behind Davis are Morgan Askergaard and her brother Colin from Dixon. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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A demolition derby official chats with Thomas Jones, Oregon, after Jones 771 car was knocked out of the compact car heat on Saturday at the Ogle County Fair. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Eric Bocker, Leaf River, and Matthew Hickey, Stillman Valley, were busy cooking pork chops for the Ogle County Pork Producers at the Ogle County Fair on Saturday. Here, Bocker checks a chop while Hickey watches. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Kyle Gardner, Winona, retrieves a bumper that fell off a demolition derby car during the compact car heat at the Ogle County Fair on Saturday. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Flames shoot from the exhaust of a demolition derby car's engine during a heat on Saturday. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Wade Casey, Oregon, shares a selfie with Elissa Smith, Dubuque, Iowa, while on a ride at the Ogle County Fair on Saturday. On Casey's left is Jessica Port, Leaf River. Photo by Earleen Hinton
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Blakelynn Swanson, 9, StillmanCarter Conderman, 10, ByronJunior Showmanship
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Junior Showmanship Brenna Noon (farthest left), 11, OregonFaith Marquardt, 10, OregonJoel Marquadt, 12, OregonJudge Brian Dinderman
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Alex Stranbeg, 12, Oregon and his cat LanceJudge Patsy Unger
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Lillian Kennedy, 11, Davis Junction showing her rabbit in the Junior Showmanship July 31Judge Lynn Eden
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Matthew Drendel, 14, LindenwoodJudge Lynn EdenReserve Showmanship

Our staff was busy taking photos and writing stories about the 161st Ogle County Fair.

Here are just some of our photos.

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