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Photos by Cara Newberry Noha Lassa of Merril, Wis., brought his steer down at 4.39 seconds in the steer wrestling event during the June 30 rodeo at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. The rodeo was presented by the Buffington Rodeo Co. out of South Dakota, and the Wadena County Ag Society.

Rodeo draws 1,100 fans to Wadena County Fairgrounds

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More than 1,100 spectators in a standing-room-only crowd attended "The Best Show on Dirt" Rodeo Saturday evening in Wadena.

Putting on the rodeo was the Buffington Rodeo Company and the Wadena Ag Society.


Competition was held in nine events with barrel racing competition drawing a whopping 46 riders.

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