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Vulcan brothers earn top prizes at Dickinson fair

September 1, 2012

NORWAY - Vulcan brothers Andrew and Collin Carlson won grand champion and reserve champion at the Dickinson County Fair on Friday.

Sixteen-year-old Andrew Carlson was the grand champion winner with his steer named Enzo who, at 1 1/2 years old, weighed in at 1,290 pounds.

His brother, Collin, 12, placed reserved champion with his 1 1/2-year-old steer named Fuzzy, who weighed 1,200 pounds.

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Andrew, left, and Collin Carlson of Vulcan stand with the Grand Champion and Reserve Steer at the Dickinson County Fair in Norway. Andrew Carlson has won grand champion three of the last five years. Theresa Peterson/Daily News Photo

Andrew Carlson said it felt good to win grand champion.

"I was worried about loosing to my little brother, but I beat him," he said.

The older Carlson has won grand champion three of the last five years.

Raising a steer consisted of washing and blowing drying at least 30 hours a week, he said.

The Dickinson County Fair continues over Labor Day weekend.

Bracelets for rides cost $20 each night.

Fair schedule:

Today - Agriculture Day

7 a.m., horse and pony pulling weigh in

9 a.m.,. open horse show

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Home Depot (The Kid's Building Workshop), Exhibition Building

10:30 a.m., pony pull first

11 a.m. to close, carnival open

11 a.m., to close, Exhibition Building open

11 a.m., dairy judging

Noon to 6 p.m., music at Wally Bouchey Pavilion.

1 p.m., horseshoe pitch singles

1 p.m., horseshoe pitch doubles

1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., Barnyard Express

1 p.m. to 10 p.m., bingo

1:30 p.m., heavy weight, second and light weight, third

11 am., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., American Lumber Jack Show

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 4-H Buyers meet and greet

6 p.m., youth livestock auction

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., cooking contest - Grandma's family favorite recipe

1 p.m., raised (yeast) dough recipe

6 p.m. to 11 p.m., free Country Music Concert (50/50 drawing during event) Featuring Bad Axe Rodeo, Hotrod Express and Next Myle

Sunday, Sept. 2 - Race Day

9 a.m., youth horse show

11 a.m., Almost Home Animal Shelter Fun Dog Show.

11 a.m. to close, carnival open

Noon to 3:30 p.m., cooking contest - Main Dish casserole

1 p.m., Almost Home Animal Shelter Fun Dog Show

1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., Barnyard Express

1 p.m. to 10 p.m., bingo

2 p.m., horse speed events

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., cooking contest, Best Ever Cookie

Noon to 6 p.m., music at Wally Bouchey Pavilion.

11 am., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., American Lumber Jack Show

6 p.m., Labor Day race (Sponsored by the Dickinson County Race Association)

Monday, Sept. 3 - Senior Day

8 a.m., Dickinson County 4-H Council Fun Horse Show registration

8 a.m., truck and tractor pull weigh

9 a.m., Dickinson County 4-H Council Fun Horse Show

10 a.m., tractor pull

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cooking contest, wild game main dish

11 a.m. to 5 p.m., carnival open. Rides are $1 each for the fair special.

11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., Barnyard Express

1 p.m. to 5 p.m., bingo

1 p.m., truck pull

11 a.m. to 5 p.m., music at Wally Bouchey Pavilion.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., American Lumber Jack Show

5 p.m., exhibits released.

 
 

 

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