Good times will thrive at Steele County fair

OWATONNA -- The Steele County Free Fair will be Aug. 16-21 in Owatonna with the theme of "Good Times Thrive."

Events will include stock car races, a dozen grandstand shows, demolition derby, motocross, harness horse races, the firing of a human cannonball, about 7,000 exhibits, 2,000 animals, 100 specialty food stands and a free petting zoo.

For more information, call the Owatonna Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-423-6466 or the fair at (507) 451-5305, or go to the Web site at

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