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Record numbers come through the gates for the 2012 Fair

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They say timing is everything and for Pierce County Fair organizers, the 2012 edition illustrated that adage perfectly.

After the hottest July on record, the Fair weekend was the first in weeks this area saw calm and cool weather for an extended period of time and people took advantage.

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"Great weather equals great attendance," Fair coordinator Ann Webb said. "And it showed with record gates on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and then, overall."

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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