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Seth Davis, of Smithfield, Va., takes a picture with his cell phone Tuesday of the Corn Palace's Cornelius statue with Davis' hat on it. Davis said he saw the Corn Palace online and decided to stop while on his way to start a new job in Seattle. (Chris Huber/Republic Photo)

Corn Palace director: 'We're pleased with numbers'

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Corn Palace attendance during the 2010 tourist season fell slightly compared to 2009.

According to Corn Palace Director Mark Schilling, 279,020 people passed through Corn Palace turnstiles from April through August this year, compared to 279,130 in 2009. That's 110 fewer people, a drop of 0.04 percent.


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