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Portraits of the Becker County Fair

Everybody from toddlers to senior citizens attended the Becker County Fair. While the majority of the younger generation enjoyed the rides, the adults favored the fair food and conversation with family, friends and other fair-goers. The following portraits were taken during the 2022 Becker County Fair in Detroit Lakes.

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Ashley Fineday, Ponsford, brought her kids to enjoy the Becker County Fair.
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DETROIT LAKES — Everybody from toddlers to senior citizens attended the Becker County Fair. While the majority of the younger generation enjoyed the rides, the adults favored the fair food and conversation with family, friends and other fair-goers. The following portraits were taken during the 2022 Becker County Fair in Detroit Lakes.

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Ashley Fineday, Ponsford, brought her kids to enjoy the Becker County Fair.
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Ben Schiller, 12, and Nolyn Mears, 12, both of Detroit Lakes were goofing around between rides at the Becker County Fair. Schiller is the son of Katie Schiller and Jason Miller. Mears is the son of Bryce Mears and Jordyn Steffes.
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Elliot Nelson, 5, and his sister Bella, 2, enjoyed trying for prizes from carnival games at the Becker County Fair. They are the children of Kayla and Damon Nelson of Ogema.
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Gretta Wurst, 12, of Detroit Lakes took a swing to hit the bell and win a prize.
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Lauryn Manners of Park Rapids, 8, enjoyed a sno-cone at the Becker County Fair. She is the daughter of Andy Rochelle.
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Detroit Lakes resident Don Dovre stood next to his 1931 Pontiac Sport Coupe, which he had on display at the Becker County Fair car show.
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London Kirby, 8, watched the Oz Brothers on the stage at the Becker County Fair. He is the son of Hope and David Hanson of Perham.
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Jenna Tollefson, 19, was at the Becker County Fair showing her horse, Maggie, 20, in 4-H competitions.
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Chandler Lacey was one of many to stop by the Becker County food booths. The Bagley resident enjoyed fresh squeezed lemonade to keep cool on the hot days.
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Lynn Weets, Frazee, visited the Becker County Fair with her family to have fun on the rides.
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Addie Burton, 6, Menahga, took in a daydream while on the merry-go-round at the Becker County Fair. Addie is the daughter of Christa and Corey Burton.
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Jon Stone, Detroit Lakes, waited to ride the Zipper at the Becker County Fair. He returned to the lakes area after completing his first year of college at seminary school.
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Ryan Donahue, of Fargo, waited for his daughter to ride the Gravitron at the Becker County Fair.
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Larry the Llama was one of many animals eager to meet people at the Becker County Children's Barn.
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