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     July 18, 2018      #21-198 PB1
In this file photo from last year’s Olmsted County Fair, Amanda Sauder, 15, of Pine Island, visits with friend Ella Bauer, of Hayfield, while waiting to compete in the Junior Champion class.

Joe Ahlquist jahlquist@postbulletin.com

Family Time: Olmsted County Fair starts Monday —

By Lindy Lange

City meets country at the Olmsted County Free Fair. Open Monday through Sunday, for some the real fun starts Tuesday.

“Yes, we’re open on Monday, but some people don’t think the fair really starts until Tuesday, because that’s when the rides and the food and commercial vendors open,” said Brandon Helgeson, fair board member. “However, there’s plenty of stuff to do and see before then — and it’s a little quieter.”

A big attraction for families are the fair’s animal barns — horses, cows, ...

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