2018 Strassenfest: Saturday

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    2018 Junior Miss Strassenfest Michelle Ondiek of Jasper, 13, jumped on a trampoline during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Fr. John Boeglin of Jasper waved to churchgoers during the 30th annual Holy Family Polka Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. The polka Mass featured regular songs put to a polka beat, a eucharistic prayer in German and the addition of a live accordion player. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    White River Baseball Club's captain Noel "Hay Wagon" Fliss of Indianapolis took notes during one of the three vintage baseball games against the Indianapolis Blues at the Schroeder Complex during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Fliss said the Amish boots he wore were hard to find, but are a part of the traditional baseball attire. "They're not the greatest thing to run in," Fliss said. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    BraeLeigh Parks of Petersburg, 7, left, and Nova Leavens of Jasper, 6, spun around on a ride during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Churchgoers attended the 30th annual Holy Family Polka Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. The polka Mass featured regular songs put to a polka beat, a eucharistic prayer in German and the addition of a live accordion player. Fr. John Boeglin of Jasper addressed the meaning behind the faceted glass during his homily and said the elements reflect the history of Dubois County as Catholics see it. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues' Ryan, "Red One," Roell, left, and his twin, Keith, "Red Two," both of Indianapolis, smiled while waiting for their turn to bat along with their teammates during one of the three vintage baseball games against White River Baseball Club at the Schroeder Complex during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. The twins started playing vintage baseball six years ago and said their nicknames alternate depending on whoever bats first. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Adeline Harper of Jasper, 3, played in the water at the Junior Firefighter Challenge at Fire Station 1 during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. "She loves the water. She's a big swimmer." said Adi-Marie Harper, Adeline's mother.

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    Miles Moffett of Jasper, 9, and his stepmother, Jessie Dyer, looked back at Dean Moffett, 3, during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Isaac Englert of St. Anthony, 5, hit a pool noodle as he ran through an obstacle course as a part of the Junior Firefighter Challenge at Fire Station 1 during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues' Shawn "Chance" Graham of Evansville waited for his turn to bat during one of the three vintage baseball games against the White River Baseball Club at the Schroeder Complex during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Shawn, who has been playing vintage baseball since 2007 said his wife, Kimberly, bought him his mug as a Christmas present two years ago. "The wife thought it was appropriate," Shawn said. "It does keep the water cooler." Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Alter server Zach Beckman of Jasper raised the cross alongside Reece Fischer of Jasper, 12, during the 30th annual Holy Family Polka Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. The polka Mass featured regular songs put to a polka beat, a eucharistic prayer in German and the addition of a live accordion player. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Louise Neukam of St. Anthony, 66, played the accordion during the 30th annual Holy Family Polka Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Neukam said she started playing the accordion when she was 6 or 7. The polka Mass featured regular songs put to a polka beat, a eucharistic prayer in German and the addition of a live accordion player. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Fr. John Boeglin of Jasper performed the eucharistic prayer during the 30th annual Holy Family Polka Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. The polka Mass featured regular songs put to a polka beat, a eucharistic prayer in German and the addition of a live accordion player. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues' Shawn "Chance" Graham of Evansville helped his daughter, Charlotte, 4, hit the ball during a break in between one of the three vintage baseball games against the White River Baseball Club at the Schroeder Complex during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Little Miss Strassenfest 1st runner-up Vivienne Gunselman of Jasper, 7, snorted at Piggy Wiggy, the pig of Quintin Fromme of Schnellville, 3, during the Strassenfest Pet Contest of the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Quintin's godmother, Jennifer Merkley of Schnellville, 20, is the owner of the Piggy Wiggy and lets him take care of Piggy Wiggy occasionally. "He has to feed it whenever we go out of town for work," Merkley said. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Ann Scott of Ferdinand, 10, stood next her dog, Rose, who placed fist in the Best Strassenfest Attire category of the Strassenfest Pet Contest during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Ann's mother, Sherri Lautner, said they found the outfit online. "I think next year we might find one for her too," Lautner said. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    White River Baseball Club's John "Sparrowhawk" Williams of Noblesville pitched the ball during one of the three vintage baseball games against the Indianapolis Blues at the Schroeder Complex during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Sophia Danhafer of Dubois, 8, watched as she had her caricature drawn during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    From left, firefighter Addison Harper of Jasper helped Jonas Betz of St. Anthony, 2, aim a fire hose while firefighter Tyler Lechner of Jasper helped Jerome Betz, 5, of St. Anthony as a part of the Junior Firefighter Challenge at Fire Station 1 during the 40th annual Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald