Iowa State Fair

  • Film

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Making Paula Deen Proud: The Butter Sculpture Art of State Fairs

    Wikimedia CommonsButter sculpture of of a dragon. We call her Margereene. ​The Missouri State Fair's kicks off this Thursday in Sedalia. Where there's a fair, there's one thing for certain: Butter sculptures. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Iowa State Fair's annual butter sculp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 10/5

    The recall of E. coli-tainted Topps Meat Co. meat began September 25. The FDA knew about the contamination on September 7. Understandable concern about the delay. (New York Times) The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas thinks higher food prices might be here to stay. ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2002

    Field of Schemes

    Mary and Jeff Clarke feed beauty to the tough world of high fashion. Hard to do from the cornfields of Iowa. Harder still in St. Louis, where too many parents and kids have their dreams exploited for money.

  • Culture

    June 14, 2000

    State Fair

    By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (Stages St. Louis)