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Photos: Mower County Fair on Aug. 12, 2022

The Mower County Fair runs through August 14, 2022, in Austin.

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Mower County Fair
People ride the YoYo swings during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Mower County Fair
People start arriving at the fair after morning showers on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
Aiden Vogt, 5, of Rose Creek dances during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
Aiden Vogt, 5, of Rose Creek holds onto his pitchfork as a neighbor tries to borrow it during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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A young 4-h'er leans in on her calf during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
People start arriving at the fair after morning showers on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Mower County Fair
Halle Jax, 5, of Rose Creek leans on a calf during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
Halle Jax, 5, of Rose Creek plays with a windmill during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Lincoln Lunning, 12, of Le Roy, plays catch with George Prescott, 11, of Adams, during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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The poulty barn during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Lincoln Lunning, 12, of Le Roy, plays catch with George Prescott, 11, of Adams, during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Octabrian Pitchford, 7, and his brother Demariae Mattson, 10, of Austin play in the corn bin during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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4-h'ers and campers play baseball near their campsite during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Eva Whiste of Brownsdale holds her cousin Hannah Lange, 6, alongside Emma Lange, 8, during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Brekken Koenigs, 12, of Rose Creek, plays baseball during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Hannah Lange, 6, of Austin, climbs on her sister Emma Lange, 8, and cousin Eva Whiste of Brownsdale during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Emma Lange, 8, sits on her cousin Eva Whiste of Brownsdale alongside her sister Hannah Lange, 6, during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
Kids ride the YoYo swings during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Mower County Fair
Kids ride the YoYo swings during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Jameson McNeely, 8, leads his pig into the barn during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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James Read, 3, of Austin, feeds the cows in the Dairy Barn during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Mower County Fair
James Read, 3, of Austin, feeds the cows in the Dairy Barn during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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A child rides the ferris wheel during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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People ride the bumper cars during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Adam Fishel of Austin works on carving a piece with a chainsaw during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Finished pieces by Adam Fishel of Austin during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Jameson McNeely, 8, leads his pig during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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A person moves hay in the dairy farm during the Mower County Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin.
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Traci Westcott is a photojournalist for the Post Bulletin covering the southeast Minnesota region. Before she moved to Rochester, she was a photography intern for the Dubois County Herald in Jasper, Indiana. Readers can reach Traci at 507-281-7470 or twestcott@postbulletin.com.
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