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Lake City Waterski Days Parade

Ralph Samuelson invented water skiing in 1922 on Lake Pepin; Lake City has been celebrating this with a festival since 1972.

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Winona Steamboat Days Parade

No steamboats anymore but still a fine festival with a grand parade.

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A Few Words About McGregor, Iowa

I meant to post this earlier, but, you know how it goes. On Saturday, June 5, I will be signing books at The Paper Moon in McGregor, Iowa. McGregor is one of my favorite places along the river. Below is an excerpt from my Lansing to LeClaire travel guide that explains part of the reason. […]

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