Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

11/04/21: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

CCFA celebrates successful year

Nearly 300 members of the Clay County Fair Association heard positive reports about the post-COVID return of "The World's Greatest County Fair" at its annual meeting on Oct. 26.

"My report can really be summed up in four powerful words: We had a fair," said Fair & Events Center CEO Jeremy Parsons."And let me add five more words: It was a great one."

Forty-seven employees and volunteers, representing a combined 920 years of service to the fair, received "Fairs of Service" awards. Thirteen individuals – Patrick Barrett, Allen Breidinger, Mary Dannatt, Deb Feldman,...