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Photos by Connie Vandermay/FOCUS The gym of St. Paul's Lutheran School in Perham was packed last Saturday with family and friends of local Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, who all watched in nervous excitement as Pinewood Derby cars raced down a 32-foot track, vying to be first across the finish line. The annual event has been going on in Perham for more than 25 years; the Girl Scouts joined in this year with their first ever Powder Puff Derby. Among the Cub Scouts pictured is Trenton Lee, throwing his arm u...

Cars (and hearts) race at annual derby

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The excitement was high in the gym of St. Paul's Lutheran School in Perham last Saturday as local scouts participated in Pinewood Derby Car races.


This year's 'Powder Puff Derby' was the first official derby for the Girl Scouts. The Cub Scouts have been racing annually for more than 25 years.

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