Potato Fest again a great time

The 16th Annual Portage la Prairie Potato Fest has come and gone, but memories of family fun and good times will live until next August when we get to enjoy it again.

The weather tried to crash the party Saturday morning but it turned out to be a great out of doors day at the

. Families turned out in droves to enjoy the day-long family-styled events and French fries from J.R. Simplot and also this year from McCain Foods.


T8TR TOT 13-month-old Logan Lefloch shows winning form Saturday morning during the Baby Spud contest at Potato Fest. With a degree of cool, the young Lefloch cruised to a First Place finish. Mickey Dumont/Citizen photo
New potato three-month-old Aylee Semchyshyn poses with mom Zoey Mulvena prior to the Baby Spud contest. Judges favoured mom and daughter with a second place finish. Mickey Dumont/Citizen photo


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