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Kiowa Wieser-Matthews/FOCUS A crew of a pontoon in the Pickerel Lake Independence Day Boat Parade, embracing their inner patriots.

Perham area families celebrate the 4th

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Boat parades are a favorite Fourth of July tradition around many area lakes. 

Pickerel Lake held its parade at 11 a.m. on July 4. More than 30 pontoons, boats and other watercraft participated.


Fireworks, baseball commemorate 4th of July

A rousing fireworks display at Tuffy’s Stadium was preceded by a baseball game between the Perham Pirates and Dent Wildcats as Perham and the surrounding area celebrated the 4th of July.

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