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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Forrest Webster works by the old railroad depot at the England Prairie Pioneer Days site Wednesday afternoon. The event will be held Aug. 24-26.

England Prairie getting ready for this year's Show Days

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The 33rd anniversary England Prairie Pioneer Days will be held Aug. 24-26 south of Wadena and Verndale near Wadena County Road 1, and local volunteers are working to get the show ready.


England Prairie Board Member Phillip Skolpe said the event opens at noon Friday, and there will be a variety of demonstrations of agricultural life from the pioneer days.

"They used to farm with horses and thresh with the thresh machine," Skolpe said.

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