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Ontonagon Labor Festival looks back to normal after two years

ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Labor Festival will be back looking like the festivals of old after two years of altered format because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will celebrate its 66th year as the welcome to fall Sept. 2-4.

The Labor Day Committee in its first meeting of the year confirmed that Marty’s Goldenaires Drum and Bugle Corps will be back for the big parade and provide a concert.

The opening event, the Friday evening picnic at the marina hosted by the village, returns and will be augmented this year with fireworks over the Ontonagon River. Co-chairs Margo Anderson and Tanya We...

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