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Blaise Schmidt tests out a Lund boat at the Hoots Sports display at the Perham Trade Show over the weekend. Schmidt said that he was going 6,800 miles per hour and expressed concern about sharks in the area. Photo by Chris Happel for the Focus.

After low turnout, Perham Trade Show looks to changes in 2012

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The Perham Trade Show may be getting a face lift next year after attendance numbers were down several hundred from the 2010 show.

This year's attendance was estimated at 1,500, down from the 2,000 estimated last year.


Kevin Nelson, chair of the Trade Show Committee and manager of the Perham Area Community Center, said that the trade show has a strong base for moving forward.

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