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Newport’s annual Pioneer Day celebration draws hundreds of event-goers to Pioneer Park. This year, the get-together is recognizing the city’s 125-year history. It takes place Sunday, Aug. 10. (Bulletin file photo)

Newport Pioneer Day marks city’s 125th year

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It’s almost time for the Newport’s community-wide summer celebration, and the city is gearing up for an anniversary get-together that honors its 125-year history.


The city will hold its annual Pioneer Day event Sunday, Aug. 10. It begins at 11 a.m. with a parade that starts at First Avenue and 17th Street, and heads down Fourth Street to Pioneer Memorial Park.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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