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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Radtke, Brown Dress for Fair Success


Christine Radtke

Callie Brown, left, and Carissa Radtke are this year's Cheyenne County Rodeo Court. Radtke returns as Fair Queen and Brown will be recognized Saturday as Lady in Waiting.

Carissa Radtke is in her second year as Cheyenne County Fair Queen and Callie Brown is days from coronation as Lady in Waiting.

"It is kind of representing Cheyenne County," Brown said. "Its been amazing for me. Its been my dream since I was five years old."

As Cheyenne County Fair Queen and Lady in Waiting, Radtke and Brown are the public faces of the county fair. They attend fairs and rodeos representing Cheyenne County, hand out ribbons at 4-H events and promote the fair.

"It taught me a lot. I learned a lot about responsibility," said Radtke. "I'd do it again in a heartbeat."

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