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Record-setting day at fair auctions
Times photo: Brian Gray Matt Maveus, 11, Monroe, holds his rabbit close as he prepares to enter the auction ring Saturday at the Fur and Feather auction at the Green County Fair. Maveus was one of 20 kids who sold rabbits at the fair. He earned $325 for his rabbit.
MONROE - Behold the power of cheese.It was more than just a slogan Sunday as cheese lovers set a record for the amount of money raised at the Green County Fair's cheese auction. But, it wasn't the only auction of the weekend to surpass 2009's results. Saturday belonged to the kids who brought their birds, rabbits, lambs, steers and pigs.