Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Bits 'n Pieces

It Surely Is the Greatest

Every year I write about the fair and how amazing it is. How cherished and beloved it remains. How you'll be hard-pressed to find something that captivates nearly every fair-goer and entices every demographic of person.

Every year I tell you how I get emotional thinking about how the fair is part of many of our stories. How many of us were raised not only attending the fair, but also showing, living, breathing and working the fair. Volunteering at The Chop Shop, falling asleep on the side of your market gilt, playing late night games in the Swine Barn after chores were finished, riding rides w...