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Hailey Holtti of New York Mills holds up for family and friends the blue ribbon she won showing her 9-month-old dairy steer named Henry during the East Otter Tail County Fair on Friday.

Free admission boosts 2009 EOT fair success

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It was a "free-for-all" at the East Otter Tail County Fair July 23-26, and based on preliminary numbers - it was a success.

This is the first year the fair board opened the gates for free admission. With no gate charge, it is difficult to arrive at attendance numbers, but according to fair board president Pete Zavodil, attendance for the 2009 fair was estimated at 7,000. This compares to about 5,000 last year, when there was an admission charge at the gate.


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