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Johanna Johnson of Pennock trims her ewe Wednesday for the show ring during the Kandiyohi County Fair at the fairgrounds in Willmar. Participants in this year's numerous livestock events went out of their way to make sure their animals were comfortable as the heat and humidity left its mark on the first day of the annual event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

4-H'ers, FFA'ers take special care of animals in extreme heat

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To say the opening day of the Kandiyohi County Fair was a hot one would be an understatement.

As temperatures crept toward 90 degrees and humidity clung to the air like a blanket, some people at the fairgrounds may have entertained serious thoughts of diving straight into the nearby lake. The animals, however, seemed to fare better, according to their owners.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.


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