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Heritage Past, Let's Make it Last parade Saturday

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The Summerfest parade will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, with line up at the Pine River-Backus School parking lot beginning at 12:30 p.m.


The theme for the parade is “Heritage Past, Let’s Make it Last.”

There is no charge to be in the parade, and $25 Pine River Chamber gift certificates will be awarded to winning entries in a number of categories.

2012 parade winners

Best Organizational: Pine River-Backus Schools

Best Commercial:

First National Bank-Jenkins Branch

Best Color Guard: Pine River American Legion &

Motorcycle Riders

Best Chamber of Commerce:

Menahga Chamber of Commerce

Best Musical: Bemidji Marching Band

Most Comical: Cass County Fair

Mayor’s Choice: Gaudy Hat Garden Ladies

Pine River Royalty Choice: Pine River State Bank

Judge’s Choice: Waste Partners

Best Horse Unit: Grand Marshal Dick Houston