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Kettle River celebrates

Ma & Pa Kettle Days kicks off Friday, Aug. 11, when The Star Club at 6350 Hwy. 27, Kettle River, hosts the steak fry this year starting at 4 p.m..

There’s a whole day of fun Saturday, Aug. 12, including a pancake feed at 8 a.m. at the senior center. Stroll along the sidewalks in Kettle River for the stationary parade from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy the homemade pie social from noon to 2 p.m. at the senior center, followed by cash bingo from 3-5 p.m. at the Veterans building. On Sunday, Aug. 13, come for “An afternoon with writer Mark Munger” at the Kalevala Cultural Center, at 2 p.m. Free.