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Dakotafest in pictures

TSLN's freelancer Amanda Radke captured these memories from the 2017 Dakotafest Aug. 15-17 near Mitchell, South Dakota.

| The mud made for interesting chute demos in the NorthWest Veterinary and Supply Tent at Dakotafest.
| Jeff Gerlach and Ben Roudabush grill ribeyes for the popular steak sandwiches served by the South Dakota Hereford Association at DakotaFest in Mitchell, S.D. Photos by Amanda Radke
| Crowds gathered at Dakotafest to listen to the state’s congressional leaders and to enjoy beef sandwiches served by the South Dakota Hereford Association and South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association.
| While farmers and ranchers were grateful for the much-needed moisture received in the area over the week, the aisles at DakotaFest were wet and muddy for attendees to navigate.