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Red River Valley Fair wraps up successful run

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With the 2009 Red River Valley Fair now history, General Manager Bryan Schulz said he is extremely pleased with the outcome, describing the nine-day event as "one of the best ever" over the course of the past few years.


In attendance alone, 53,000 paying customers came through the gate, with these figures not including anything extra, i.e. mega or season passes "just the people who walked up and paid." Almost 4,200 mega passes were also sold.

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