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Little Norway festival continues, a look at weekend events

Downtown Petersburg busy with its annual celebration of Norwegian culture and local color as the 55th Little Norway Festival continues. There’s plenty of art, music, dancing, food and drink. This weekend promises plenty more.I spoke with the festival committee’s Holli Flint and Katie Eddy about Saturday and Sunday’s Mayfest schedule, starting with the annual Lop the Loop run/walk which begins at eight in the morning on Saturday:
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Petersburg Children’s Center kids and teachers head downtown for the festival

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