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July 9, 2015
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
July 23, 2013
DL Jaycee Kyle Imholte, left, shoots fellow Jaycee and opposing team leader John Pratt after Pratt’s Jaycee team beat Imholte’s in the annual Water Carnival water fights Friday night in the city park. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE
Sun, sand, music and more at 78th Northwest Water Carnival
July 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
July 17, 2013
Big John Whitaker hoists a log weighing 205 pounds during the Beast on the Beach competition Saturday afternoon on the City Beach. The new event is part of the Water Carnival activities. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE
Water Carnival aims high
July 17, 2013 - 12:57pm
July 10, 2013
78th Northwest Water Carnival kicks off Friday in Detroit Lakes
July 10, 2013 - 7:22am
July 7, 2013
Amy and Matt Boeke are the admirals for this year’s Northwest Water Carnival. The festivities begin Friday.
Water Carnival begins on Friday
July 7, 2013 - 3:00pm