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PUMPKIN FEST was held Friday and Saturday in Lake Park. Sunny skies and warm temperatures drew big crowds.

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With sunny skies and warm temperatures, this weekend's Pumpkin Fest celebration drew hundreds of people to Lake Park on Saturday.

Besides the afternoon parade, there were a plethora of pumpkin-oriented contests, including pumpkin carving and cleaning, pie eating and even a contest to guess the weight of a giant specimen.


But one of the biggest attractions of the day had nothing to do with pumpkins at all.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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