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Ag society proposes perpetual lease on fairgrounds

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The East Otter Tail County Agricultural Society has expressed an interest in making Perham the ‘official’ permanent site of the summer fair.


Perham has been the home of the East Otter Tail County Fair since its first year in 1910; now the agricultural society, also referred to as the Fair Board, is seeking a perpetual lease to secure the Perham fairgrounds as its home – indefinitely.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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