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Seth and Eli Rohl enjoy this ride as the Pierce County Fair begins today in Ellsworth. Photo by Bill Kirk

Pierce County Fair opens today


The Pierce County Fair began its run this morning with good weather throughout today at the Fairgrounds in Ellsworth.

Much of the judging at the fair took place today, especially of non animal exhibits in open and junior class.

The first beer garden inside the fair grounds opens today at 5 p.m. This evenings entertainments will be the annual horse pull at the Grandstand and the countywide talent show at the pavillion. Check this link for a schedule of events:

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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