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10th annual Hog Wild Fest under way

Many people came out to enjoy good conversation, tasty ribs and corn, and the good feeling that comes from helping a great cause at today's Hog Wild Rib Fest to benefit United Way. The event continues Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Tara Bitzan/EchoPress)

The 10th Annual Hog Wild Fest to raise money for United Way of Pope and Douglas Counties is under way at the parking lot of Pete's County Market in Alexandria.

Many people came out to enjoy Rose City Bar B-Que ribs and sweet corn today. If you missed it, don't despair!

The two day event continues tomorrow, so you've still got a chance to support a great cause while enjoying a tasty lunch.

The lunch continues Friday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6.50 per person. 

Tara Bitzan

Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.

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