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Aidan Pietila, at one and a half years old, is intrigued by the cows at the Hubbard County Fair. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

County fair fares well against many competing events

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Hubbard County Fair Board members were optimistically assessing this year's fair attendance and believe the five-day event did well despite competition throughout the region.


"It was a pretty good week," said board president Howard Warmbold, despite events such as Menahga Midsummer, the Menahga Mud Run, the Century craft sale and the pig races in Nevis all being held the same weekend.

But fair board vice president Bert Hill said members noticed new phenomenon this year.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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