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July 11, 2018
Speedsters race down the hill on Second Street from Laporte Community Bible Church to the town park during the soap box derby on Saturday afternoon.
Laporte moves Fourth to July 6-7
July 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Test your knowledge: A history of Independence Day
July 3, 2018 - 11:38am
July 2, 2018
Fireworks explode in the night sky Saturday, July 4, 2015, during the Minnesota State University Moorhead Fourth of July celebration at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, Minn. David Samson / Forum News Service file photo
History of fireworks dates back thousands of years
July 2, 2018 - 9:47pm
July 4, 2017
Editorial: America's birthday - by the numbers
July 4, 2017 - 8:34am
Three year old Bailey Scott of Hackensack, watched the parade with excitement as she gathered candy and enjoyed the lights and sirens. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Laporte celebrates Independence Day
July 4, 2017 - 7:54am
July 3, 2017
Recipe: Enjoying the Fourth
July 3, 2017 - 9:27am
July 6, 2016
The annual Park Rapids Fourth of July fireworks show lit up Heartland Park in a patriotic pallette of color Monday night. Despite a little rain the impressive show went on. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Park Rapids 4th of July fireworks show blasts past rain
July 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
The stars and stripes were prominent among parade participants and spectators celebrating Independence Day. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Fourth of July parade delights Park Rapids crowd
July 6, 2016 - 9:25am
As part of Saturday’s festivities members of the American Legion Posts 462 and 134 of Laporte and Walker, along with the American Legion Auxillary Unit 462 of Laporte, participate in the dedication of Laporte’s new flag pole. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Laporte celebrates Independence Day
July 6, 2016 - 8:46am
June 29, 2016
Parade, fireworks, footrace to highlight 4th festivities
June 29, 2016 - 10:06am