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Ashlynn Johnson hauls in her target during Saturday's greased pig competition at the Dakota County Fair. Weather was a challenge at this year's fair, but Saturday and Sunday were near perfect.

When weather cooperated, fair went well

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For much of last week's run of the Dakota County Fair, it seemed like Mother Nature was determined to keep people at home. If it wasn't 95 degrees and so humid even stepping outside seemed like a chore, there were storm clouds and lightning to make people think twice about taking a trip to the fair.


But when the weather cooperated, this year's fair appears to have been success.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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