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Workers installing new doors in the arena barn on the Pierce County Fairgrounds earlier this summer. The project was one of the first coordinated by the Friends of the Fair (Photo by Vicky Howe).

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As the 2013 Pierce County Fair launches this week, a group of three men have begun thinking about the future--of the fair and its fairgrounds.


Jack Hines and Bill Emery, along with Bill Schroeder, recently formed Pierce County Friends of the Fair., Inc., whose mission is to improve and assist the fair and the Pierce County Fairgrounds.

“We want to see an increase of special events,” Emery said. “We would like to see it be used more year-round.”

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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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