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The community of Vergas will once again be hosting its annual summer festival, Looney Daze, next weekend. The activities start Thursday, Aug. 13 with the crowning of Miss Vergas and Miss Altona (above left), and continue through the grand parade on Sunday, Aug. 16. The water fights (above right) are set to follow the parade, which starts at 2 p.m.

Looney Daze festivities start Thursday

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The Pine Point Traditional Powwow concludes today (Sunday) at the powwow grounds, just a half mile west of the Pine Point School in Ponsford. There will be a flag-raising at 10 a.m., Rez Car Parade at 11 a.m., Grand Entry at 1 p.m., and a final meal to be received at payout. For more information, contact Mike Swan at 218-573-2154 or 218-573-3007.



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