Contestants in the Miss Calhoun County Pageant line up before members of the community at the Calhoun County Expo in Rockwell City, Iowa, USA, 10 July 2013. Every summer, each of Iowa's 99 counties ... more 
Contestants in the Miss Calhoun County Pageant line up before members of the community at the Calhoun County Expo in Rockwell City, Iowa, USA, 10 July 2013. Every summer, each of Iowa's 99 counties throws its own fair. Provincial and patriotic, with beauty pageants and demolition derbies, polka dances and daredevil shows, these rural exhibitions reflect the traditional values, and the countrified culture, of America's Heartland. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO less 
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