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Iron County Fair kicks off with entries


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SAXON - Tables were hosed off by the Saxon/Gurney fire department and animals bathed on Thursday in preparation for Iron County Fair.

Brock Swartz, vice president of the fair committee, said the fair is made possible by a collaboration of volunteers, children and local business owners.

"This is our big weekend," he said.

Forrest Movrich, from California, said his family is friends with the owners of a neighboring farm and was asked if he wanted to show an animal at the fair.

"I was like, ok, sure, I'll try it," he said.

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