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Racing

The Fairgrounds Speedway hosted one of the most unique races ever held at the historic speedway in 1958.     

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Blue man of Spring Creek

If you have seen a giant of a man covered in hair so black that it looks blue, you are not the first. A 1924 newspaper article gives the account of the Blue Man who had been spotted off and on in Douglas County for sixty years.

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