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Bull-A-Rama helps Alexandria firefighters, Special Olympics

Proceeds from the event will go toward Alexandria Fire Department Relief and Special Olympics Minnesota.

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A bull-rider hangs on at the second Bull-A-Rama in Alexandria on Saturday, May 14.
Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press
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ALEXANDRIA — "The Greatest Show on Dirt" returned to Alexandria last weekend.

Bull-A-Rama, presented by Alexandria Fire Department Relief Association, took place on May 13 and 14 at the Runestone Community Center.

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A rider takes a hard landing at Bull-A-Rama on Saturday, May 14.
Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press

Battalion Chief Matt Lanoue said the event went well.

"It sold out pretty much both nights," he said.

The only hitch occured Friday night when one of the participants broke his leg.

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This is the second year Bull-A-Rama has been held. Proceeds from the event will go toward Alexandria Fire Department Relief Association and Special Olympics Minnesota.

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A rider gets bucked off at Bull-A-Rama on Saturday, May 14.
Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press

The event was sponsored by 18 area businesses and organizations.

Travis Gulbrandson covers several beats, including Osakis School Board and Osakis City Council, along with the Brandon-Evansville School Board. His focus will also be on crime and court news.
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