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(Livestock) show will go on at Fairgrounds, despite COVID


July 15, 2020

Despite being what Beef Superintendent Kari Holt described as a “learn-as-we-go kind of year,” Linn County 4-H Club members will still show and auction off their animals this week like usual.

The main difference, of course, is how.

“We’re still filtering how it will all turn out,” Holt said Monday, immediately following Gov. Kate Brown’s latest orders, which clamped down on gatherings a day before local 4-H’ers were to start their first competition at the Linn County Fairgrounds.

Participants, who typically would be engaging in an active week of showing and then auctioning o...

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