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Ontonagon's annual Labor Day festival approaches


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ONTONAGON — The 63rd anniversary of the Ontonagon Labor Day Festival, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1, will feature some changes. The biggest change will be the kiddie parade which will be Saturday, Aug. 31, instead of Labor Day itself.

The change will put an emphasis on Maxwell Street Day, with the kids parade, music, sales on the street, lip-sync contest, food and an expanded bed race. Margo Anderson and Tanya Weisinger, festival co-chairs said with large crowds on Maxwell Day, the work that parents and kids put into the kiddie parade will be seen by a much larger...