Fair board focuses on improvements
The dilapidated condition of a number of buildings at the Hill County Fairgrounds has fair board members searching for ways to finance their repair.
Some buildings need new paint, others new roofing, and a select few need to be torn down entirely and rebuilt, fair manager Tim Solomon said. In an effort to devote more of the Great Northern Fair Board's budget to the maintenance of the buildings, the board is discussing ways to generate additional revenue during the fair and cut spending for some events.
"As fair manager, I'm looking for ways to improve the fairgrounds," Solomon said. "I'm lo...