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Independence Day celebrated at Stars & Stripes events


On a hot July 3 with temperatures flirting with 90 degrees, many spent the evening in Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes participating in many of the events like pig races and bed races, going on a moon jump ride, listening to music and watching fireworks after dusk.

Crowds packed the streets July 4 for the annual Stars & Stripes Parade.

Following are event winners.


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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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