FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A 15-year-old accused of fatally punching a man at a Maryland agricultural fair pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford woman crowned 2019 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen will keep her title but won't be allowed to perform duties associated with the honor.
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland teen accused in a deadly altercation at an agricultural fair has been charged with manslaughter.
News outlets report the 15-year-old and his 16-year-old...
DUDLEY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office is reviewing an incident captured on video that showed a deputy punching a woman he was trying to remove from the county fair.
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest agricultural fair is drawing to a close, and so is the summer fair season.
Thousands of people have attended the Fryeburg Fair which began on Sept. 29...
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's summer agricultural fair season is going out with a bang.
The state's largest fair, the Fryeburg Fair, began last Sunday and continues through this...
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest agricultural fair is ready to dedicate a new livestock barn.
The 120-by-240 building that's open for the first time at the Fryeburg Fair is housing 400...
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Maryland say two teenagers are facing charges in the fatal attack of a man at an agricultural fair.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — It's the opening weekend of the annual Eastern States Exposition and officials have new security measures in place at New England's largest agricultural...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest and largest agricultural fairs in Maine is getting started in the state's Queen City.
The Bangor State Fair starts on Thursday and runs through Aug. 3....
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is headed to its most northern destination, the site of the Northern Maine Fair.
MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Maine's summer agricultural fairs are getting underway with the Monmouth Fair taking place this weekend.
The Pine Tree State is home to 25 licensed agricultural fairs...
EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Thousands of indigenous people are marking Palm Sunday with an annual agricultural fair in the suburbs of one of Bolivia's largest cities.
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of farmers from across Germany and their supporters have protested at Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food.
Organizers say 170 tractors drove in from farms around the country to join 35,000 other protesters for the Saturday demonstration under the motto "we are fed up with the agricultural industry."
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's summer and fall agricultural fair season is coming to close with the last day of the Fryeburg Fair.
The state's ag fairs begin in late June every year and run until early October, with stops all over the state. The schedule includes the organic and homesteading focused Common Ground Country Fair and some big draws such as the Bangor State Fair.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It's prime time for Tennessee's local fairs, and state agriculture officials say more than 3 million people visit the fairs every year.
The Agriculture Department said fairs last year paid out more than $1 million in premiums for more than 200,000 agricultural exhibits.
The agency says Tennessee's 60 agricultural fairs are run independently, with about 18,000 volunteers statewide.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A Maine agricultural fair with a claim that it's the oldest in the country is underway in central Maine.
The Skowhegan State Fair began on Thursday and runs until Aug. 18. The fair bills itself as "The Nation's Oldest Consecutively Running Agricultural Fair." Organizers say the first fair took place in 1819, a year before Maine became a state.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — One of the largest and oldest summer fairs in the state of Maine is underway.
The Bangor State Fair began on Friday and runs until Aug. 5. The agricultural fair at Bass Park usually draws more than 40,000 people, which is more than the city's population.
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is about to get started with the Houlton Fair in far northern Maine.
The agriculture fair season in Maine touches all parts of the state and stretches from late June to early October. Some of the most popular fairs include the Bangor State Fair and the Fryeburg Fair, which closes out the season.
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is drawing to a close with the completion of the Fryeburg Fair.
The Fryeburg Fair was wrapping up Sunday with a flower show, dairy show, horse pulling and final round of harness racing. Other events over the eight-day fair included a skillet throw, a pie contest and all manner of farm animals.
The fair was launched in 1851 and draws tens of thousands of attendees. The event is the largest and last fair of the season in Maine.
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest agricultural fair is getting underway.
The Fryeburg Fair kicked off Sunday with sheepdog trials, a pig scramble and horse and ox pulling contests. Other events in the coming week include harness racing, a skillet throw, a flower show, a pie contest and all manner of farm animals.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A 10-year-old resident in Maine is doing his part to help people impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma — raising money for the American Red Cross through his lemonade stand.
Dillon Whitney ran a lemonade stand over the weekend at the Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair. The Morning Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2wWO6i1 ) Dillon donated all of his proceeds to the Red Cross in Bangor Monday afternoon.
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's summer agriculture fair program is kicking into high gear with the Houlton Agricultural Fair near the Canadian border.
The fair will take place at Community Park in Houlton from Saturday to Tuesday. The event includes livestock shows, a demolition derby, truck pulls and a barbecue contest.
PARIS (AP) — French presidential candidates are admiring cows and promising new solutions for farmers who fear their livelihood — and the treasured cuisine and picturesque landscape it represents — is on its last legs.
Would-be presidents are parading through the huge annual Paris agricultural fair this week to promise new solutions for French farms struggling after years of crisis.
CUMBERLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is wrapping up for the year with the Cumberland County Fair, where the annual pumpkin weigh-off and Maine Wild Blueberry Cake Contest have taken center stage.
Maine hosts a battery of food and farm fairs every summer and early fall. This year's began in Mapleton in June and ends in Cumberland on Saturday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state senator calling for a review of conditions at Wisconsin's largest veterans home opted to judge a baking contest rather than tour the facility this summer, a newspaper reported Thursday.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) — Maine's summer agricultural fairs are in full swing with events this week in Acton and Dover-Foxcroft.
Agricultural fairs dot the Maine social calendar in summer, when the events take place in every corner of the state. This week the Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft and the Acton Fair both began on Thursday and run through the weekend.