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Commissioners hear update on proposed fairground building project

Year-round camp sites reconsidered


Ryan Hermens

Cheyenne County Commissioners heard an update on a proposed new building at the county fairgrounds this week. The commissioners also discussed limiting access to camping sites at the fairgrounds to special events because of recent acts of vandalism.

An effort to construct a new building at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds is moving along.

Members of the Cheyenne County Fair Building Committee provided an update on the group's progress at a county commissioners meeting earlier this week.

On Monday, Marty McMillen said the proposed project has shifted from a simple hay shed to a fully enclosed steel building that will serve as a livestock pavilion.

The clock is ticking for the project since more than $40,000 in insurance money will be cut in half if it isn't spent by the end of the year.

McMillen said so far, $227,000 has been raised for...

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