Boone County Fair Opens

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This is the 41st anniversary for the Boone County Fair being held at the new fairgrounds park.

Major activities started at noon Tuesday with harness racing and at 7:30 p.m. the Queen Pageant gets underway with 11 contestants competing for the throne.

Some of the activities Wednesday include harness racing at noon and 5:15 p.m., an antique tractor parade and the Country Gold Show at 6:30 p.m.

Fair officials say the fair draws about 200,000 visitors.