- Associated Press - Saturday, March 1, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa State Fair’s famed butter cow will share the limelight this year with some others used to more than their fair-share of attention.

The Des Moines Register reports (https://bit.ly/1eBLk2u) that the stars of the A&E; television hit show “Duck Dynasty” will join the fair’s grandstand lineup.

Willie, Korie and Si Robertson will speak about their family, TV series, merchandising empire and more on Aug. 10 at the fair.

Willie Robertson is the CEO of Duck Commander, Korie Robertson is his wife and Si is his uncle. The series regularly draws over 11 million viewers, making is the highest-rated reality series in cable history.

The lineup doesn’t include Duck Commander founder Phil Robertson, who was the center of controversy late last year following comments on homosexuality in a magazine interview.


Information from: The Des Moines Register, https://www.desmoinesregister.com



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