August 2, 2015

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Photos: Morden Corn and Apple Festival

Corn crops line Highway 3 near Morden.
Even caterpillars like to get in on the action when it comes to corn.
Vic Klyne (left) and Mauel Biveiros of Winkler work the corn-husking machine.
Cleaning up after the husking machine.
Where there is corn, expect plenty of husks. Allen Heppner of C2C Cleaning Supply gathers up and shovels corn husks into a nearby trailer.
Freshly husked corn cobs await their turn to be boiled and served.
Jack Zacharias (left) and Bill Zacharias stir up corn cobs.
Bill Zacharias (left), who has taken part in the festival for the past 19 years, stirs up some boiling hot corn with Rick Rempel (centre) and Jack Zacharias (right).
The freshly boiled cobs of corn are removed from boiling water by Rick Rempel (left) and Jack Zacharias.
Freshly boiled corn is served to the eager festival-goers.
Allison Delaurier (left) and Jannine Alderson sneak a bite to eat behind their wall of Epicure spices for sale at the Festival.
Three amigos make use of the butter and salt stations after picking up corn cobs at the festival.
Louis Sitar of Winnipeg enjoys a cob of corn in the shade, away from the hustle and bustle of Stephen Street.
Four-year-old Trey Waite of Morden chows down on corn, while some of his friends enjoy frozen treats.
Friends Emma Duncan (right) and Braeden Dance take a spin on a teacup-type ride on the midway.
There's more than just corn to be had. Eight-year-old Jaydyn Gilmore (left) and her sister Kalley, 6, make a purr-fect pair with matching tiger face paint and rainbow ice confections at the festival.
Balloon critters are made to order at the Morden Corn and Apple Festival. Danae Dick, 8, is fitted with a balloon hat while identical twin sister Kaitlyn (right) and others watch.
Six-year-old Austin West of Calgary is all smiles on the midway's swing ride.
(Left to right) Cousins Livian Zacharias, 6, Paige Barkley, 2, and Connor Zacharias, 5, are mostly smiles on a midway ride.
The Spin Out lives up to its name at the midway.

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