January 27, 2015


VIDEO: Lorain County Fair combine derby


VIDEO: Lorain County Fair demolition derby


Photo gallery: Lorain County Fair demolition derby


Fair winds down: Attendance down, but organizers are happy

WELLINGTON — Fair attendance was down from last year, but directors are happy with this year’s edition of the weeklong festival. “Some years you hit a home run, and some years you hit a double,” Director Brian Twining said. Director Tim Buchs agreed. “I’ve been real pleased,” he said. “It’s actually gone fast. We didn’t Read More…

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair pig races


VIDEO: 2012 Lorain County Fair fiddle contest


Photo gallery: Junior Fair large animal sweepstakes showmanship


Oberlin police Explorers helping out at fair

Ray Young, left, and Robert Dennis man a gate Friday afternoon at the Lorain County Fair as tractor pull participants pull in. Both are 15 years old and Oberlin High School students as well as members of the Oberlin police Explorers program.

WELLINGTON — If you noticed some baby-faced law enforcers at the Lorain County Fair this week, rest assured — you’re not just getting older. The fair board has received a big assist from the Oberlin Police Department’s Explorer program, a group that consists of boys and girls from 14 to 20 years old. The Explorers Read More…

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair tractor pull


VIDEO: Lorain County Fair rooster-crowing and turkey-calling contests

Amelia Dunwoodie, 13, of Wellington won the turkey-calling contest.

WELLINGTON — Jadeyn Dickel, 8, of Vermilion is soft spoken — until you ask her to demonstrate her rooster-crowing skills. Jayden, a third-grader at Firelands Schools, blew away the competition, winning today’s Lorain County Fair rooster-crowing contest and a big trophy to take home. “I was surprised,” Jayden said of the win. Jayden said she’s Read More…