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Purple, green colored outfits highlight of Menahga St. Urho Festival

The nytes of St. Urho bow to 2012 St. Urho royalty Durwin and Lori Tomperi. The annual festival had a big turnout, even though some events, such as barstool racing on Spirit Lake, were canceled due to warm weather. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)1 / 4
Lori Elmore, of Menahga, dresses in a festive hat, shirt and beads for the annual Finnish celebration. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)2 / 4
The nytes of St. Urho make their way to the town's statue for the annual "changing of the guards." (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)3 / 4
Above, king and queen Durwin and Lori Tomperi wave during Saturday's parade. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)4 / 4
Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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