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Iron 4-H program raises $7,125 with pie auction


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BAKERS BELLA Pekel, left, and Ava Innes show of their youth grand champion pie at the Iron County Fair, along with Jason Rowe, who bought the pie at auction with a high bid of $1,000.


SAXON, Wis. - It was another successful year for the Iron County 4-H's annual pie auction Sunday at the Iron County Fair.

While the final numbers are still being tallied, the 46 pies auctioned off raised around $7,125 for the county's 4-H program. That figure includes Jason Rowe's $1,000 winning bid for a cinnamon-roll-crust apple pie.

"The crust was made out of cinnamon rolls ... and it was filled with apple and crumble. The judges loved it," Iron County Youth Development Educator Neil Klemme said.

The pie - one of two Rowe bought - was baked...

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