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Dane Dugan resigns

Calls to Dugan for comment were not returned before deadline Friday.

"We just had the best fair ever and he felt he would leave on a high note," Johnson said. "He did a tremendous job and set the fair on a whole new course."

The 2016 North Idaho State Fair, which ended Sunday, included a slew of new events and set an all-time record for gate admission sales and food vendor commissions, according to preliminary figures.

Assistant general manager Alexcia Jordan will serve as interim general manager until a suitable replacement is found.

The fair board’s announcement of Dugan’s resignation noted Dugan increased both year-round facility rentals and led the fair through a successful rebranding effort. He also helped the fair raise funds for capital improvements that helped revamp the facilities. Read more. Ryan Collingwood, Cda Press

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