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Pioneerland Band Festival Tuesday; 12 bands performing

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Benson’s 35th annual Pioneerland Band Festival is scheduled for next Tuesday.
The parade starts at 6:30 pm and will follow the traditional route beginning on west U.S. Highway 12 by Runnings and the State Bank of Danvers, proceed east on Minnesota Avenue, then turn north on 14th Street North and finish at Benson High School.
There will be 10 bands competing this year for trophies and prize money.  The bands performing this year and their order in the parade are:  Fergus Falls, Sartell, Alexandria, Champlin Park, Montevideo, Dassel-Cokato, Waconia, Litchfield, KMS, and Bemidji.
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