The Importance of County Fairs - 08-09


Some of the best days of my youth were spent at the Dawes County Fair in Western Nebraska. Four days each August, the culmination of weeks spent rinsing heifers, walking lambs and taking endless photographs to mount on poster board, would finally come, as we took these projects and others to Chadron. I even entered my house cat, Joe, so he wouldn’t be left behind while we were 30 miles from the ranch.