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July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Test your knowledge: A history of Independence Day
July 3, 2018 - 11:38am
July 2, 2018
Fireworks explode in the night sky Saturday, July 4, 2015, during the Minnesota State University Moorhead Fourth of July celebration at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, Minn. David Samson / Forum News Service file photo
History of fireworks dates back thousands of years
July 2, 2018 - 9:47pm
June 30, 2018
Tribune file photo
Heather Larson of the "Groom Zone" leads her patriotic pet along the 2017 Spicer parade route. This year's parade steps off at 10 a.m. along Lake Avenue.
Fourth of July celebrations slated: Regional communities host festivities
June 30, 2018 - 6:28am
July 4, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 
Heather Larson of the "Groom Zone" leads her patriotic poodle along the Spicer parade route.
Celebrating the Fourth of July in Spicer
July 4, 2017 - 9:21pm
Happy 4th of July!
July 4, 2017 - 9:56am
July 2, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Dressed in the colors of the Somali flag, women listen to music featured at a block party Saturday in downtown Willmar to celebrate Somali Independence Day.play button
Somali Independence Day celebrated in Willmar
July 2, 2017 - 9:13pm
June 29, 2017
Patriotic Rollup (or Triple Berry Angel Food Rollup) is a flavorful, easy, and low-cal option for the Fourth of July. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Serviceplay button
A Fourth of July dessert that's festive, delicious and low-calorie
June 29, 2017 - 7:49am
July 6, 2015
Kaelynn, 7, and Emalynn Conklin, 4, of Buffalo, pose Saturday with their dolls, all four of them in matching dresses, along the July 4th parade route on Spicer.  They joined youngsters throughout the country who spent Saturday celebrating Independence Day. Rand Middleton | tribuneplay button
America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs and barbecues amid tightened security
July 6, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2015
West Central Minnesota celebrates July 4th with a bang
July 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Thousands to celebrate Somali Independence Day in Minneapolis
June 28, 2013 - 8:00am
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