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Community sparks annual Fourth of July celebration
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MONROE - The fireworks put on a show, but it takes a a few hundred people to make the Fourth of July event in Monroe a memorable one each year. Recreation Director Marge Klinzing is one of the city staff who set out to organize the annual day of activities and fireworks. The city hosts horse and wagon rides, a petting zoo and carnival games, as well as softball, volleyball and soccer tournaments.