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"Nytes of St. Urho" participate in the annual "Changing of the Guard" ceremony Saturday afternoon. The event celebrates St. Urho, who, according to legend, chased the grasshoppers out of ancient Finland, thus saving the grape crop and the jobs of Finnish vineyard workers. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Menahga celebrates St. Urho’s Day in style

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Menahga celebrates St. Urho’s Day in style
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By Anna Erickson / Enterprise

The annual St. Urho’s Day celebration in Menahga over the weekend featured green and purple, along with some Finnish tradition.

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Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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