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Instead of trying to make his frog hop, Ryan Peterson, 3, of Detroit Lakes, decided he'd hop like a frog during Saturday's frog hop and turtle races in City Park.

Water Carnival keeps 'em hopping

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After ten days of games and contests, pageants and shows, concerts and music, food and athletics, all thrown together with camaraderie and community, Water Carnival saw its close on Sunday with the 74th Northwest Water Carnival Parade.


Always a splashing wrap-up, the parade was blessed with gorgeous rays, warm weather and plenty of opportunities to cool down as the Jaycees rode along the crowded parade route with squirt guns in hand.

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