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WDC Homecoming Parade in pictures

So much Wolverine pride was on display at this year's annual parade.

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Queen Ella Stroeing, the queen of the people, left her golf cart and king to show some love to WDC elementary students towards the close of the homecoming day parade Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.
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WADENA — Rarely has so much blue and gold been seen in one place than Wadena-Deer Creek's Homecoming Parade Friday, Sept. 30.
Under gorgeous fall skies, downtown Wadena was filled with all grade levels as well as community members all ready to cheer on every school activity and club. Even some community businesses joined in the fun to add to the candy-throwing merriment.
The highlight of the event, Queen Ella Stroeing running down main street (in high heels no less), handing out high fives and hugs to her adoring fans. The brief moment that she hopped back in her chariot, with King Koby Endres, they were stopped in the road by Ella's dad and Koby's mom who knelt down and bowed before them.
The new royalty has clearly risen to stardom in record time.

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Tim Stroeing and Nicole Endres bow before King Koby Endres and Queen Ella Stroeing along the parade route Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.
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The WDC Volleyball team.
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WDC Royalty Madison Carsten and Charles Bushinger.
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WDC School Board float.
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Wadena-Deer Creek Cross Country team members in their homecoming float.
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The royalty happened to be paired up from the start.

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