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County fair returns to McHenry, new tent to promote local talent

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While holding a Grand Champion ribbon and also being awarded a Reserve Grand Champion ribbon as well, Karen Seegers, 11, of Harvard keeps an eye on one of her several New Zealand White rabbits during junior judging at the McHenry County Fair.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer, 2010

Eight of the 17 contestants for the Miss McHenry County Queen 2009 pageant line up on the carpet behind the stage in the Grandstand area at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock. This year's pageant takes place at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 3.

LAURA STOECKER | Staff Photographer, 2009

Keira Holtzee, 4, from Woodstock and Kiya Mindard, 5, from Poplar Grove enjoy a carnival ride during the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock.

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Mike Schaid of Hebron took first place in the Super Farm tractor category at McHenry County Fair's truck and tractor pull last year. Schaid drives an International Harvester 1066 with 1,100 horsepower. He has been competing for 10 years.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer, 2010

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The McHenry County Fair opens Wednesday, Aug. 3 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 7 in Woodstock. Highlights include the Miss McHenry County fair queen competition, tractor and truck pulls, a tractor salute to veterans, 4H competitions, and the mother-daughter look-alike contest.
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    • While holding a Grand Champion ribbon and also being awarded a Reserve Grand Champion ribbon as well, Karen Seegers, 11, of Harvard keeps an eye on one of her several New Zealand White rabbits during junior judging at the McHenry County Fair.
    •  Eight of the 17 contestants for the Miss McHenry County Queen 2009 pageant line up on the carpet behind the stage in the Grandstand area at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock. This yearís pageant takes place at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 3.
    •  Keira Holtzee, 4, from Woodstock and Kiya Mindard, 5, from Poplar Grove enjoy a carnival ride during the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock.
    •  Mike Schaid of Hebron took first place in the Super Farm tractor category at McHenry County Fairís truck and tractor pull last year. Schaid drives an International Harvester 1066 with 1,100 horsepower. He has been competing for 10 years.
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