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    Prestyn Balsmeyer of Huntingburg, 14, right, and his brother Chanler, 11, pulled with all their strength during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Carter Giesler of Ferdinand, left, and Blake Taylor of St. Henry, both 7, goofed around before the start of the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Camren Giesler of Ferdinand, 9, put all his weight in the pull during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Camren's team lost its battle. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Jed Fitch of Huntingburg, 18, left, and Wyatt Schwoeppe of St. Henry, 18, worked with their team to pull in unison during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Celia Luebbehusen of St. Henry, 16, right, took a deep breath as she kept a firm grip on the rope during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Kendra Steckler of Ferdinand, 13, strained to pull on the rope during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Gavin Hoffman of Birdseye, 15, left, his brother Alex, 17, and Chance Tretter of Huntingburg, 17, worked together to pull the rope during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Grant Brescher of Jasper, 18, pulled with all of his strength during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. His team, Team America, won the competition. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Elizabeth Brinkman of Huntingburg, 17, left, Lindsay Schaeffer of Huntingburg, 17, and Gina Steckler of Ferdinand, 16, laughed as they pulled the rope during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Chanler Balsmeyer of Huntingburg, 11, left, and his brother Prestyn, 14, tried to keep a firm grasp on the rope during the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Landon Gutgsell of Celestine, 10, pulled on the rope with all his strength to help his team during tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Alex Hoffman of Birdseye, 17, left, Chance Tretter of Huntingburg, 17, and Jade Hoffman of Celestine, 16, strained to pull the rope during the tug of war competition at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Cole Oeding of Ferdinand, 13, left, Grant Brescher of Jasper, 18, and Collin Bowlin of Jasper, 16, pulled the rope in the tug-of-war championship pull at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Their team, Team America, won. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Andy Steckler of St. Henry, 19, left, removed the hat from Grant Brescher of Jasper, 18, in celebration after their team, Team America, won the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Ethan Schwoeppe of St. Henry, 17, left, Austin Egloff of Bretzville, 18, Collin Bowlin of Jasper, 16, Cory Hoffman of Huntingburg, 18, and Andy Hopf of Huntingburg, 18, celebrated their team's victory in the tug of war at the Dubois County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald