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Iron County Fair draws crowds


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SAXON, Wis. - The town of Saxon was the hot place to be this weekend as the Iron County Fair drew crowds from around the region.

"(The fair) went really well. We were blessed with beautiful weather all three days," said Cortney Ofstad, the fair's marketing coordinator. "Our attendance Friday was excellent with our Five Dollars after Five promotion. We had great, great attendance yesterday - the carnival was as packed as I've ever seen it ... lots of kids, lots of families, which is good.

"Today has been great as well, we're watching that pavilion...