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County commissioners tell Fair chief to start scheduling events


March 24, 2021

Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Sherrie Sprenger on Tuesday, March 16, told Randy Porter, director of the Linn County Fair & Expo Center, it is time to begin planning reopening the facility that has hosted few events in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The facility has provided space for mass vaccination clinics provided by Linn County Public Health and Samaritan Health Services two to three days per week and provides space for major cases heard in Linn County Circuit Court.

Nyquist told Porter to ramp up by the end of May and that includes hiring staff. The facility...

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