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Turtle Races continue to draw crowds

Submitted photo In first place was Eric Hanson, of Dent, center; in second place was Kristie Hess of Eau Claire, Wis., right, and in third place was Kira Gerlach of Crystal, Minn. They are pictured with 2013 Miss Perham, Maren Anderson, and Perham’s Miss Outstanding Teen, Lordes Anderson.

Last week’s International Turtle Races in Perham brought in 260 racers from as far away as Connecticut, Nebraska, Virginia and the Dakotas.

This year’s turtle races are drawing to a close, with just one more race left to go, next Wednesday, before the end of the season.