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Haglin raises grand champion steer

Greg Haglin may be only 15 years old but he knows how to raise a good steer, with his entry taking the 4-H Grand Champion Market Steer title Saturday at the fall fair in Emo.

Haglin was able to sell his steer, which weight 1,230 pounds, for $2.75/lb, earning him $3,382.50 from the buyer, TJ Kaemingh and Sons.

Abattoir gets attention at fair

The Abattoir Steering Committee enjoyed a boost of confidence during the fall fair in Emo last week after dozens of people stopped to voice their support at its booth in the Farm Progress Building.

Committee chairman Telford Advent said he was very impressed with the community’s show of support for the project—and pleased.

Mann crowned Emo Fair queen

The district’s newest royalty were crowned Saturday afternoon, with Tammi Mann sitting at the head of the court.

Mann beat out fellow contestants Jackie Reid, Stacey Angus, Renée Desbiens, Kris Bragg, and Julia Leek to capture the 1997 Emo Fair queen pageant