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Barnesville’s Potato Days helps remember the town’s past

Barnesville has a history tied to the potato and they're honoring that heritage with their Potato Days festival this weekend.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR) – The town is joining together for food, fun and potato activities. The event traces back to the 1930s. “It’s very interesting the history of the potato in this town. Historically Barnesville was a potato growing community, grew a lot of potato’s around the region here,” Potato Days Festival Executive Director Jeff Swenson said. This event pays…

Warm Blanket Hugs & Moorhead Lions make blankets for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

Childhood Cancer Awareness Day is February 15th

FARGO, N.D. — Warm Blanket Hugs has teamed up with Moorhead Lions for a blanket making event in preparation for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day on February 15th. All blankets made at the event will go to Sanford Children’s Hospital. The organizers of the nonprofit say donating blankets provides a sense of comfort to children who need it most. “To see…