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Fair Shares Allows Community To Vote On BEC Fair Location

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MANKATO, Minn. -

The Blue Earth County Fair has suffered from lowattendance for several years potentially stemming from its location.

Hoping to reverse last year's meager turnout of under 5000people, Blue Earth County has introduced a program dubbed Fair Shares.

The program allows a person from any region to vote on thefuture location of the Blue Earth County Fair by purchasing a five–dollarticket from Buster's on Madison Ave.

The fair currently resides in Garden City.

The tickets are on sale at Buster's today, tomorrow, andWednesday from eleven to one and again from five to seven.

Voting will take place January ninth at 6 PM at the OldGym at Bethany Lutheran College.