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Hogs and dogs of Whiteside County 4-H Fair

Published: Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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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.
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Quinn James and her brother, Triston, of Morrison bring out their hogs during the costume class at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair.
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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.
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Mitchell Clodfelter shows off his hog, The Original Pigskin, July 19 at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
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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.
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Hogs walk in the ring July during judging at the Whiteside County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Morrison.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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