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Fair off to a ‘roaring’ start

Walt Hoefer's tractor stands on two wheels at the start of his run in the Boone County Fair Tractor Pull.A tractor pull on Saturday night and stock car races on Sunday night providing a “roaring” start to grandstand entertainment for the 130th annual Boone County Fair.
Attendance and participation were very good through the first three days of the fair, said Fair Board Chairman Dave Noble.
Cooler weather was expected to help boost fair attendance Monday through Wednesday.
More stories and photos in the July 16 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

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Choat, Wilke are named 4-H Royalty

Boone County Fair 4-H Royalty.Evey Choat and Ethan Wilke were crowned the 2014 4-H Queen and King at the Boone County Fair last Sunday, July 13.
Their crown bearers were (front) Kate Maricle and Jay Rasmussen.
Attendants were Lily Johnson, Lauren Wilke, Fina Choat and Lyndsey Figgner; Luke Johnson and Dalton Wagner.

Business

New roof for local business

New roof at Barber Family Hair Care Center.A new peaked roof was being installed last week at Barber Family Hair Center on Fourth Street in Albion.
Owner Darrell Broekemeier said he expects the new structure to be an improvement over the previous flat roof.

Sports

American Legion Seniors Area B5 Tournament

Friday, July 18
Game 1 – Albion 7, Schuyler 3
Game 2 - Lakeview 12, Pierce 1
Game 3 - Wakefield 9, Central City 2
Saturday Games: 3:00- Schuyler vs. Pierce; 5:30- Lakeview vs. Wakefield; 8:00- Albion vs. Central City

Saturday, July 19
Game 4 - Schuyler 7, Pierce 2
Game 5 - Albion 6, Central City 1
Game 6 - Wakefield 7, Lakeview 5

Sunday, July 20
Game 7 - Albion 16, Wakefield 4
Game 8 - Lakeview 15, Schuyler 2

Monday, July 21
Game 9 - Wakefield 4, Lakeview 2

Tuesday, July 22
Championship (Albion needs 1 win, Wakefield needs 2 wins)
5:30 - Albion vs. Wakefield
8:00 - If necessary

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Local Sports

American Legion Seniors Area B5 Tournament

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