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County fair still about farm, families

In its 71st year, McHenry County Fair boasted the theme “Growing for You,” but the motto still was, “Where farm and families meet.” While attractions at the six-day fair continue […]

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Fair to Kick It Country With Sawyer Brown

There’s no better venue for live country music on a summer night in the Midwest than a county fair. Woodstock will deliver at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, when country […]

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Fair Association Purchases More Land

The McHenry County Fair Association recently purchased 11.36 acres of land on Sharon Drive, contiguous to the fairgrounds. The purchase price was $142,075. According to McHenry County Fair Association Board […]

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