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Crowds fill the Fairgrounds on the opening day of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights last August. Across the country, officials have banned gatherings of 10 or more people, out of fears of spreading the coronavirus. That’s why it seems unthinkable that 2 million people could collect for 12 days at the 2020 State Fair, as they did last year. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Kelly Boldan has been editor of West Central Tribune and Wctrib.com in Willmar, Minnesota, since October 2001. He joined Forum Communications Co. in November 1998 as editor of the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer.
Boldan can be reached via email: editor@wctrib.com or telephone: 320-214-4331.
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