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Photos from the Potato Days Festival in Barnesville, Minnesota

Annual event was held Aug. 26 and 27 this year in the Clay County town of 2,500 people.

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Cora Gudding works hard on her design for the mashed potato sculpture contest during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville, Minn.
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Charlie Gudding uses food coloring, sand and sticks to complete his mashed potato sculpture during the annual Potato Days Festival event on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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Seth Neidhardt uses reflective playing cards to detail his bird’s nest mashed potato sculpture during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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McKenzie Kohler smiles at the sight of her butterfly inspired face paint during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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Kids pose for photos next to a potato sign during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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Kids shop at a booth selling games set up at the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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Bouncy houses are set up for kids to play on at the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Barnesville.
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The streets of Barnesville are filled with visitors from all over the area during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022.
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Directional signs are on display to help people find locations and events during Barnesville’s annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022.
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Potato decorations line the windows in downtown Barnesville during the annual Potato Days Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022.
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