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Fair Board Axes 2020 Event

The sounds of auctioneers announcing the next animal and its handler will be quiet this year, only a memory of past fairs.

There won't be any pulled-pork sandwiches or grilled hamburgers and cold soft drinks. The lights of the rides will be dark and the entertainment stages will be quiet. The annual event is the latest social casualty of the coronavirus.

The Cheyenne County Fair Board met 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1. After careful review of the latest guidelines published by Gov. Pete Ricketts' office and local health organizations, as well as considering how many other events in the region ar...


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