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HIGH PLAINS Festival headliners Trampled By Turtles did double duty Saturday night, providing backup for singer-songwriter Caroline Smith (at right) as well as performing a lengthy set of their own later in the evening

Inaugural High Plains Festival a success

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Three out of four days of near-perfect weather, a plethora of talented musicians and a well-behaved, happy group of campers made the inaugural High Plains Festival a modest success for Festivals And Concert Events (FACE), Inc., over the July 4 holiday weekend.


"It went great -- about as well as it could go," said festival promotions director David Larson. "The weather was perfect."

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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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