Dakota Datebook: The first Wells County Fair
June 20, 2022
Dakota Datebook written by Tessa Sandstrom.
The first Wells County Fair was in August 1907. The Wells County Free Press boasted of the good times to be expected: “The fair will be a place to see what your neighbors are doing, to meet your friends, to enjoy the sights, to forget your troubles, to make life worth living.” Indeed, the fair had much to live up to if it was to make life worth li...