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Newton, Erickson bring musical talents to state level


More than 2,000 students across the state tried out for a spot in All State musical performing groups — and two Pequot Lakes students made the cut.

Bridget Erickson, on percussion, and Mike Newton, on euphonium, are part of the All State Symphonic Band, which includes the best high school musicians in the state.

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