- Associated Press - Friday, September 26, 2014

HURON, S.D. (AP) - The fairgrounds manager of the South Dakota State Fair is headed to Alaska to oversee its fair.

KOKK-AM reports (https://bit.ly/1u2HnuO ) the Alaska State Fair announced South Dakota’s Jerome Hertel will become general manager in Palmer, Alaska, in December. Hertel has overseen the South Dakota fair for almost seven years and helped it reach over 200,000 attendees this past year. He will replace the Alaska fair’s manager of seven years, Ray Ritari.

The station’s requests for comment from the South Dakota State Fair were not returned Thursday. The Alaska fair’s board chairman was unavailable for comment.


Information from: KOKK-AM, https://www.kokk.com

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