For Immediate Release:
August 30, 2002

Senator Michele Bachmann Wins Butter Carving Contest at Fair

On Thursday, August 29 at the State Fair State Senator Michele Bachmann became the grand champion and 1st place winner in the celebrity butter carving contest.  The contest was held in the Dairy Barn at the Moo Booth.  Doris Mold, the milking parlor superintendent and Moo Booth coordinator, judged the contest hosted by the MN Dairy Association.  Bachmann carved a glass of milk with a heart shaped emblem inscribed with "Drink Milk".  A number four was carved in the glass reminding children they need 4 servings of milk a day.  The glass was created out of a one pound block of butter.

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