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Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
Blackburn's 128th Anniversary

Blackburn celebrated its 128th anniversary Hawaiian-style on Saturday, June 23.

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These young Hula dancers were one of many special entertainment groups performing during the Blackburn's 128th anniversary celebration. They had been practicing for several days before the Luau. (Contributed photo)

Malorie Sinklear (center) encourages her trained turtle racer by cheering as the turtles are set loose in a heat race during the turtle race at Blackburn's 128th anniversary celebration. (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

Connor Bergman, 6, son of Jody and Tiffany Bergman of Blackburn, sticks his tongue out while concentrating on hopping fast in the sack race on Saturday, June 23. (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

Emma Dieker, 3, daughter of Konrad and Stephanie Dieker of Blackburn, tries to hop really fast in the, large compared to her, Hawaiian flowered sack for the anniversary celebration. (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

Joseph Campbell, 2 1/2, son of Joseph and Nicole Campbell of Blackburn, puts on his Hawaiian lei, colorful sombrero and big sunglasses for the Tacky Tourist race. (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

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