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Nisswa celebrates fall with festival, BBQ contest


Downtown Nisswa was packed with activity Saturday, Sept. 21, for the 40th annual Nisswa Fall Festival and eighth annual Smokin’ Hot BBQ Contest.

Tanner from Nisswa won $100 by finding the hidden medallion at the Pioneer Village about a half-hour after the second of three clues was posted.

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