Lake County Fair
CROWN POINT | Lake County 4-H members and their families celebrated the 2013 4-H Achievement Night during the Lake County Fair.
CROWN POINT | Police said they used a smartphone and Facebook this month to help catch a thief.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Fair attendance topped last year's figures by 12,502 fairgoers, for a total of 221,713.
CROWN POINT │ Horses, racing pigs, carnival rides and any kind of food on a stick are all popular staples of the Lake County Fair. But it’s the smashing and crashing that has fair goers filling in the grandstand two hours early.
CROWN POINT | James Duha purchased a 297-pound swine at the Lake County Fair live animal auction Saturday night at $2 a pound.
CROWN POINT | More than 20 adults and kids tried to chew their way to a first place finish at the Lake County Fair hot dog-eating contest Friday.
Ryan Hile, 11, of Columbus, Ind., competes in the hot dog eating contest Friday at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point. Hile took first place in his age group.
Trophies were awarded to the top three contestants in each age group in the hot dog eating contest Friday at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point.
Depending on their age, winning contestants had to be the quickest to eat two or four hot dogs during Friday's contest at the Lake County Fair.
Christian Maldonado, 11, of Hammond, competes in the hot dog eating contest Friday at the Lake County Fair. Maldonado won first place in his age group by eating the hot dogs first, and then wolfing down the buns.
CROWN POINT │ A new activity this year at the Lake County Fair allows families to learn what it takes financially to raise and care for pigs.
Simon Kuiper, 5, of Cedar Lake, competes in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point.
Jacob Lutgen, 9, of Lowell, competes in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Lake County Fair. Lutgen placed first in his age group.
Garrett Neal, 3, of Hebron, competes in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Lake County Fair.
CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School’s Cybercats robotics club showed off their designing, building and programming skills at the Lake County Fair on Aug. 5 and Aug. 6.
CROWN POINT │ Every year there is something new to do at the Lake County Fair.
CROWN POINT | People seeking tips about hobbies, crafts and gardening might find what they're looking for at the Lake County Fair.
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