Mostly Cloudy
82°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Hogs and dogs of Whiteside County 4-H Fair

Published: Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Quinn James, 10, of Morrison shows off her tie-dye hog for the crowd July 19 during the costume class at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair. The class was introduced to get the kids interested and more involved in the 4-H programs. In this week's Community picture page, we look back at the 4-H fair.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Quinn James and her brother, Triston, of Morrison bring out their hogs during the costume class at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Luke Heffelfinger, 12, of the Genesee Hillbillies 4-H Club of Coleta-Sterling, shows one of his three hogs July 19 at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Mitchell Clodfelter shows off his hog, The Original Pigskin, July 19 at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Hogs in tutus, princess pig, tie-dye pig, chef pig and, of course, the original pigskin were some of the costumes for hogs in the costume class at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair on July 19 at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Hogs walk in the ring July during judging at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Dante Ketelsen, 9, of Fulton waits with Parker, a borzoi breed, July 19 during the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Blade, a blue heeler Australian shepherd dog, gives his handler, Tanner Barron, 13, of Sterling a lick on the cheek during the 4-H Dog Show on July 19 at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Lara Bielema, 10, of Fulton guides her dog, Missy, during the final judging of the Whiteside County 4-H Fair on July 19 in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Kayla Carpenter, 10, of Morrison finds a quiet space with her dog, Sammy, before the obedience competition at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair on July 19 in Morrison.
Caption
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Arnold, the famous hog from area petting zoos, wears a princess costume July 19 during the Whiteside County 4-H Fair in Morrison.

Quinn James, 10, of Morrison shows off her tie-dye hog for the crowd July 19 during the costume class at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair. The class was introduced to get the kids interested and more involved in the 4-H programs.

National video



Reader Poll

The high school football season begins Aug. 26. Do you plan to attend any games?
Yes, I’m a big fan and will attend most of my team’s games
Yes, I’ll attend maybe half of the games
Yes, I’ll go to at least one game
No, but I’ll follow high school football in the media
No, not interested