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From left, Marla Calico, president and CEO of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, David Smith, the 1995 Youth Fair King, and Les Smith, former fair board president, open a time capsule sealed in 1995 Monday during the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A lot has changed since 1995, but for the Berrien County Youth Fair, a lot has stayed the same too.

To kick off the 75th anniversary of the fair, the fair board and current royalty opened the BCYF’s 50th anniversary time capsule Monday.

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A variety of items from the 1995 Berrien County Youth Fair are put on display after the opening of a time capsule Monday during this year’s fair in Berrien Springs.

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A time capsule, sealed in 1995, sits ready to be opened Monday during the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

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