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Longville earns title as 'Turtle Race Capital of the World'


Longville truly is the “Turtle Race Capital of the World,” hosting competitors from as far away as France on July 10. After an afternoon of heated competition, hometown boy Brendan Harris, 13, of Longville, bested 320 other racers to take home Grand Champion honors. The Grand Slowpoke title went to Davis Pruisman, also 13, of Clear Lake, Iowa.

The Chamber Resort Race, the first race of the day, was won by Danielle Nelson, 6, of Burnsville, Minn., representing Timber Trails Resort.

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