Eldon picks the best pies and ribs in town

Folks gathered at KD Park to barbecue their own ribs Saturday morning.

Eldon, Iowa hosted its annual apple pie and barbecue ribs contest this Saturday afternoon.

Heartland residents gathered at KD Park to show-off their cooking skills.

Sean Coulter is the PR person for the Gothic Area Tourism for Eldon and a competitor in the rib contest. He says the event has been going on for 11 years.

“It’s fun for the town. It brings a lot of people to town and as you can see, people are having a good, relaxing time and it smells good."

Cash prizes are given out to the winners of each competition and a free-will offering meal is provided for all attendees.

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