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A nearly forgotten tradition makes a return in McGregor

 

Posted 8/22/17 (Tue)

A nearly forgotten tradition makes a return in McGregor

By Marcus White

There aren’t many businesses open along Madison Street in McGregor these days, but that isn’t stopping the town from drawing in a crowd.

The town held its first annual Harvest Hoedown last Friday, a return to a tradition almost forgotten by local residents.

“It’s been many years since a festival was held here,” said organizer Karen Hawkinson. “We need to get everyone together and have a good time.”

Hawkinson said the planning of the event only started three weeks ago, and in that time more than 15 vendors from Minot to Williston, and a musical act all signed on to help put McGregor back on the map.

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