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Nearly 48,000 people turned out to celebrate the 125th anniversary celebration of the Douglas County Fair.

Mother Nature was again kind to fair-goers, providing sunny, warm days.


"Everything was just wonderful," said Dale Buchholz, secretary of the Douglas County Agricultural Association that organizes the fair. "The weather was absolutely perfect."

Organizers estimate that the attendance for the four-day event was up about 2 percent from last year.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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