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Keep the State Fair off Labor Day weekend

The Kansas State Fair celebrated its 100th birthday this past September. Organizers refer to it as a party on the prairie and it is indeed a major event.
Over the past decade, attendance at the fair has topped 300,000 for its week-long run. There are the rides and concerts, of course, but there are also exhibits featuring the talents of the state’s youth.
The fair is also a key opportunity for many businesses to reach potential customers. Local business owners from Great Bend are among the beneficiaries of this.
From Pronto Pups to the butter sculpture to the ...

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