Men, machines hark back to fair’s roots

Herb Bohrer unloads a 1940s Farmall B and 1930s John Deere manure spreader at the Eastern Idaho State Fair on Tuesday morning. Bohrer and his friend, Wally Driscoll, bring in a collection of vintage equipment for display at the fair. The friends from the Springfield/Sterling area have been displaying the equipment for six years.

Two Bingham County men believe the Eastern Idaho State Fair is drifting away from its agricultural roots.

So, they’re trying to do something about it.

Holstein heifer rounds out 4-H’ers fair entries

Tyler Glick practices setting up his Holstein heifer using his feet, like he will do when he shows her at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot that opens Saturday. Tyler has raised numerous 4-H animals to show in the Bonneville County 4-H Fair, but this is the first time he has raised a Holstein.

Tucker Glick tackled raising a Holstein heifer in 4-H for the first time this summer and has advanced to the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

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