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Sun shines on Cinco de Mayo celebration
Times photo: Brian Gray Michael Kitchen, 12, Brodhead, takes a swipe at the piata Sunday at the Cinco de Mayo festival in Monroe. Kids cheered each other on as they tried, and eventually succeeded, to break open the piata and retrieve the candy from inside.
MONROE - While rain dampened the turnout at last year's Cinco de Mayo celebration in Monroe, Sunday's event was a popular success.Barb Nelson, Monroe Main Street director, said people of every age came to the festival and she was happy with the number of people who attended.