February 9, 2016


Tuesday scenes from the Medina County Fair

Kim Piskac of Homer Township grooms her 26-year-old pony, Shenanigan, on Tuesday at the fair. Piskac’s daughter, Nikki, 10, right, a member of the Mavericks 4-H club, and Shenanigan are competing at the fair. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LIZ SHEAFFER)

Despite some rain early in the day, a myriad of activity took place Tuesday at the Medina County Fair. Here are a few scenes from the event.

Eatin’ at the Medina County Fair: Traditional fried foods make diets go out window

Giant cream puffs are among the baked goods sold by Brother John's Heavenly Bakery at the Medina County Fair this week. Baker Peg Kanserski said the bakery makes cram puffs, cookies and cinnamon buns fresh thoughout the day. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LISA HLAVINKA)

The Medina County Fair opened Monday, and sweet confections and fried foods beckoned along with contests, rides and entertainment. Some fairgoers had an idea of what they were going treat themselves to — a milkshake at the 4-H booth, steak-on-a­stick or a frozen banana. “I wait a year for the fair to eat something greasy,” Read More…

Setting up: Exhibitors prepare for today’s Medina County Fair opening

Farm animals of all kinds moved into the fairgrounds on Sunday for the 165th annual Medina County Fair. The fair starts today and runs through this Sunday.

MEDINA — As exhibitors set up displays of shiny tractors and other farm equipment at the Medina County Fairgrounds on Sunday, 12-year-old Anna Winnicki walked into one of the display areas carrying a watering can and a hydroelectric lift made out of plastic bottles. Her concoction was part of a county-wide project run by the Read More…