Results from this year’s Iowa State Fair continue to roll in with several Marion County residents finishing at or near the top of many competitions. Cecilia Mesecher of Pleasantville claimed top honors in the Five Blooms division of the Floriculture competition. At the fruit crop judging, Larry Engbers of Pella took first place in a number of grape categories, including Niagra, blue, red, white and seedless. Landon Rozenboom, 7, of Knoxville earned first place in the Children’s Joke Telling contest. Second place went to Logan Rozenboom, 9, also of Knoxville.
Midwest Living Cookies competition
Unfrosted Cookie Other Than Named
1st Brenda Becker, Pella
Older Iowan’s Cookie Decorating contest
3rd Kim McDaniel of Pleasantville
Nutella Desserts competition
honorable mention to Brenda Becker of Pella.