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Heritage Festival kicks off with parade

By MEGAN HUGHES

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HURLEY — The Iron County Heritage Festival kicked off this past weekend with several activities, including the annual Heritage Days parade in downtown Hurley Saturday afternoon.

Children cheered as floats drove past, throwing candy out of windows and from the back of truck beds. This year’s parade had a “Never ending winter” theme, with floats and costumes reflecting the snowy season. A pair of horseback riders wore Elsa and Jack Frost costumes for the event.

Several Iron County fire departments had their trucks as part of the parade, sounding their sire...

 
 
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