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July 14, 2015
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Street construction to re-route water carnival parade
July 14, 2015 - 8:32am
July 9, 2015
Since the beginning, the Northwest Water Carnival incorporated water into its events. People packed the city streets, filled every available parking spot and lined the lakeshore for the first carnival events which included speedboat races, mile marathon swims, innertube races and many more.
People lined up for miles to witness the water carnival that made a historical splash
July 9, 2015 - 9:47am
Northwest Water Carnival Admirals Alma Alaniz and Nate Woodard look forward to celebrating another successful carnival in Detroit Lakes. The long-lived celebration is considered to be the grand daddy of all water carnivals in the state.
Admirals make a splash on the 80th anniversary
July 9, 2015 - 6:20am
Since its debut in 1939, the Parade of the Northwest has become the most attended event during the Northwest Water Carnival.
Parade floats to statewide fame
July 9, 2015 - 6:15am
The Detroit Lakes Jaycees making their first appearance in their new and improved “Toonerville Trolley” in the 1956 Parade of the Northwest.
Trolling down the trolley’s tale
July 9, 2015 - 6:10am
Miss Northwest Bailey Sorvig, left, and Miss NW Teen Lourdes Anderson
Meet the Miss Northwest, Teen contestants
July 9, 2015 - 6:05am
Bash spotlights Sawyer Brown in 2015 lineup
July 9, 2015 - 6:00am
July 5, 2015
The bed races will happen again this year. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Water Carnival adds new activities to line-up
July 5, 2015 - 5:20am
February 8, 2015
Admirals divvy up carnival offerings
February 8, 2015 - 5:30am
July 24, 2014
Water Carnival hit all high notes
July 24, 2014 - 10:30am
July 23, 2014
The DL Jaycees, including member Jenni Seelye, soaked the crowd at the end of Sunday's Parade of the Northwest. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Carnival makes a big splash
July 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
July 22, 2014
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band played Saturday’s Bash on the Beach. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
July 22, 2014 - 2:37pm
July 17, 2014
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
July 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
July 16, 2014
The Admiral's Hat Has Been Found
July 16, 2014 - 4:17pm
Two Demo Derby cars collide during Saturday’s derby. A record crowd of more than 2,000 people turned out to watch the derby, according to Water Carnival Admiral Nick Omberg. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Water Carnival flies high
July 16, 2014 - 8:29am