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Monroe turned into ‘Fun-roe’ for Old Settlers celebration

Published: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 11:00 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 11:25 a.m. CST
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Pam McCumber and Verneil Knott, both of Newton, traveled to Monroe on Saturday to enjoy the Old Settler’s festivities. Both women especially seemed fond of the free watermelon feed.
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(Ty Rushing/Daily News)
Parker Dehaai, 5, of Monroe, bonded with his frog shortly before the duo competed in the frog race on Monroe’s square as a part of the town celebration.
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(Ty Rushing/Daily News)
Monroe residents Robbie Frenesins, 12, and his buddy Austin Simo, 12, showed no fear on the rides at Monroe’s Old Settlers Days festivities on Saturday.

Monroe residents Robbie Frenesins, 12, and his buddy Austin Simo, 12, showed no fear on the rides at Monroe’s Old Settlers Days festivities on Saturday. Above: Parker Dehaai, 5, of Monroe, bonded with his frog shortly before the duo competed in the frog race on Monroe’s square as a part of the town celebration. Above let: Pam McCumber and Verneil Knott, both of Newton, traveled to Monroe on Saturday to enjoy the Old Settler’s festivities. Both women especially seemed fond of the free watermelon feed.

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