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Rough Ride Rodeo tickets on sale at area businesses

The Rough Ride Rodeo in New York Mills is fast approaching and tickets are on sale in town and surrounding communities.

This year's Rough Ride is June 26-27, 6:30 p.m. both days. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 5 and under get in free. Tickets are on sale in Mills at the Cenex C-Store, Mills Lanes, Heart of the Lakes Credit, and Farmers & Merchants State Bank.

In Wadena, tickets can be purchased at Mid Central Savings and Loan, and Sundby Trailer Sales. In Perham, tickets are being sold at Main Street Express, and the Country Store. Bluffton Oil is also selling tickets, as well as Marv's in Sebeka, Deer Creek Oil, and Oasis in Ottertail.

The Rough Ride features all the rodeo favorites like bull riding, barrel racing, saddle bronc, calf roping, team roping, bareback riding, breakaway roping, and steer wrestling.

Kids events include pony rides and mutton busting.

Drawings for $100 in Mills Marks will take place each performance, as well as one girls and one boys bike to be given away each night.

The MRA-sanctioned Rough Ride Rodeo is located at the NYM Municipal Airport, one mile east of town on Highway 10. Food and beer vendors will be on site to offer a variety of meals and beverages.

The event is sponsored by the NYM Civic & Commerce Association.