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Summer festivals coming fast and furiously

With July Fourth in the rearview mirror, summer festivals are now coming fast and furious.

Moose Lake and Wright will celebrate their signature events next weekend, with Agate Days running July 16-17 and Wrong Days in Wright starting one day earlier, with events planned for July 15-17.

Perhaps the most exciting news out of Moose Lake is the return of the Clark-Olsen Agate Stampede at 3 p.m. Saturday following a pandemic pause the last two years. For the uninitiated: people line up on both sides of Elm Avenue in downtown Moose Lake and wait for two dump trucks to drive down the road, dropping a...