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Wakefield wins Youth Challenge at Gogebic fair

 

August 26, 2016

Tom Stankard/Daily Globe

HANNAH PLEMONS sits in a wheelbarrow while telling Alexa Jilek to turn left during a blindfolded race as part of the Youth Challenge on Thursday at the Gogebic County Fair in Ironwood.

IRONWOOD - Sunny skies welcomed the beginning of the Gogebic County Fair Thursday.

During the afternoon, children and the young in heart rode carnival rides and played games in the midway.

While the American flag was being raised, Alyssa Schwab, of Ironwood, sang the Star Spangled Banner alongside a color guard.

Off in the distance at the grandstand, area high schoolers competed for bragging rights during the Youth Challenge. Teams from Wakefield, Ironwood and Bessemer participated.

The first challenge was the popular wheelbarrow race, where a blindfolded teammate pushed a wheelbarrow wh...



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