Awards presented at Waukon Corn Days contests by Midwest Veterans of America

Scarecrow entries ...
Scarecrow entries ...

Tallest Stalk of Corn contest winners ...

Longest Ear of Corn contest winners ...

Scarecrow entries: Six entries, some of which are pictured in the top photo, took part in the Scarecrow Contest hosted by the Midwest Veterans of America during Waukon Corn Days Saturday, August 19. All participants received a Scarecrow medal created by Epic Wear of Waukon and presented by Ozzie Quandahl of Midwest Veterans of America. Entries were submitted by Hailey and Dakota Bechtel, DJ. Halverson, and Harper, Havanna, Hadalyn and Huxley Halverson. Submitted photo.

Tallest Stalk of Corn contest winners: A total of 14 entries from two states were submitted for the Tallest Stalk of Corn Contest hosted by the Midwest Veterans of America during Waukon Corn Days Saturday, August 19. Pictured in the center photo, left to right, representing the contest's top entries are Blair Hanson of Waukon, who won first place with an entry measuring 12.5 feet; Tyler Halverson, representing his father, Alfred Halverson of Waukon, who won second place with an entry measuring 9.7 feet; and Jim Magner of Midwest Veterans of America, accepting the plaque for third-place winner Doug Oswald of Wauzeka, WI for his entry measuring 9.5 feet. The plaques were created by Epic Wear of Waukon and presented by Ozzie Quandahl of Midwest Veterans of America. Submitted photo.

Longest Ear of Corn contest winners: A total of 12 entries were submitted for the Longest Ear of Corn Contest hosted by the Midwest Veterans of America during Waukon Corn Days Saturday, August 19. Pictured in the bottom photo, left to right, representing the contest's top entries are Blair Hanson of Waukon, who won first place with an entry measuring 8.75 inches; Jim Magner of Midwest Veterans of America, accepting the plaque for second-place winner Harrington Sweet Corn of Decorah for an entry measuring 8.3 inches; and Tyler Halverson, accepting the plaque for third-place winner Pop's Produce of Waukon for an entry measuring 8.2 inches. The plaques were created by Epic Wear of Waukon and presented by Ozzie Quandahl of Midwest Veterans of America. Submitted photo.

 

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