The Kandiyohi County Fair officially opened its gates Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Willmar. Events ranged from a Prairie Winds Summer Band concert and a Veteran Tribute to a laser tag fun and ice cream eating and more.

Thursday through Saturday gates open at 8 a.m. The exhibit buildings are open from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

For more information and for a schedule of events, visit