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Laporte County Fair

First queen presides over county fair

First queen presides over county fair

LAPORTE | Melissa Smoker will reign over the LaPorte County Fair after being selected as the first queen at the state’s oldest county fair.

July 07, 2014 5:06 pm

LaPorte County Fair

JUL 6-12 LaPorte County Fair, LaPorte County Fairgrounds, 2581 W State Rd 2, LaPorte. 219.362.2647. laportecountyfair.org. This yearly fair features horse racing, stage shows, carnival attractions and Pioneer Land, a recent addition to the grounds.

July 03, 2014 1:00 am

State cuts off LaPorte County Fair beer sales

LAPORTE | Beer has dried up before it had a chance to flow out of taps at next month's LaPorte County Fair.

June 30, 2014 5:30 pm

LaPorte County Fair will sell beer to raise money for building replacement

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Fair will begin serving beer.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am
Contestants compete for first queen title

Contestants compete for first queen title

LAPORTE | Five ladies will vie to reign as the first LaPorte County Fair queen.

June 12, 2014 11:43 am
Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

LAPORTE | A royal addition is premiering at the 2014 LaPorte County Fair.

April 25, 2014 5:30 pm

Dierks Bentley to perform at LaPorte County Fair

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Fair has just added its second major country music superstar to this year's entertainment line up.

April 07, 2014 6:30 pm

LaPorte County Fair becoming an entertainment venue

Adding more than 10,000 seats is paying off for the LaPorte County Fair now with deeper pockets to attract major country music entertainers and other spectacular acts.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Teens in LaPorte County Fair bomb case will not be charged as adults

LAPORTE | Two 16-year-old boys will not be charged as adults in connection with a sparkler bomb found July 11 at the LaPorte County Fair.

July 24, 2013 1:20 pm

Explosive device at LaPorte County Fair called 'sparkler bomb'

LAPORTE | The explosive device seized last week at the LaPorte County Fair was potentially powerful enough to injure or even kill people — despite its seemingly harmless name.

July 16, 2013 11:20 am

Police thwart teens' plans to detonate explosive device at LaPorte County Fair

LAPORTE | Two 16-year-old boys were arrested for trying to carry out a plot to detonate a homemade explosive device near the carnival rides at the LaPorte County Fair, authorities said.

July 15, 2013 10:45 am
LaPorte County Fair runs through Sunday

LaPorte County Fair runs through Sunday

LAPORTE | Indiana's oldest county fair features all the sights, sounds and flavors that make a fair great! We got in the action from pie judging and the Willie Nelson concert to lemon shake-ups and face painting.

July 11, 2013 11:21 am Photos

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LaPorte County Fair begins Sunday

LAPORTE | Country music legend Willie Nelson will be among the highlights of this year's LaPorte County Fair, which begins Sunday and runs through July 13.

July 06, 2013 10:51 am
Fair launches July 7

Fair launches July 7

LaPorte | The LaPorte County Fair is July 7 through 13 at the fairgrounds, 2581 W. State Rd. 2.

June 21, 2013 7:11 pm
Willie Nelson booked for LaPorte County Fair

Willie Nelson booked for LaPorte County Fair

LAPORTE | Country music legend Willie Nelson is booked to perform at this year's LaPorte County Fair.

April 08, 2013 7:15 pm

Officials investigating LaPorte fair for swine-related sickness

LAPORTE | State and local health officials are investigating an outbreak of four human illnesses associated with the LaPorte County Fair, which took place July 8-14.

July 24, 2012 8:00 pm
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