Contestants from across the Midwest battled for top honors in the Iowa State Fair sheep shearing contest held at the 2010 Iowa State Fair.
Douglas Rathke of Hutchinson, Minn., won first place and $200 in the senior shearing division. Bruce Sellers of Chariton, Iowa, earned second place and $150 and Alex Moser of Steen, Minn., claimed third place and $125.
Each contestant sheared four sheep in the preliminary round and an additional four in the finals.
The complete results are available at http://readme.readmedia.com/Midwesterners-Compete-for-Premiums-in-Iowa-State-Fair-Sheep-Shearing-Contest/1696477.