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Beef industry to honor military

MINOT — Military personnel and their families will be honored next week during the 10th annual Beef Industry Military Appreciation Day at the North Dakota State Fair.

Volunteers will offer free beef meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT on Tuesday near the Commercial II Exhibit Building on the state fairgrounds.

The day will also include children’s activities, face painting, roping lessons and door prize drawings.

Those with a military ID may be admitted to free carnival rides from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more discount details and coupons, visit

The North Dakota Beef Commission, North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, North Dakota CattleWomen and the North Dakota Corn Growers Association will support the event.