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Hitting the trail one last time in Oregon

Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Earleen Hinton/ehinton@shawmedia.com)
Oregon Trail Days committee member Beth Henderson helps Emily Coombe of Rock Falls set her arrow and bow Saturday at Lowden State Park. The fifth installment of the event will be the last, as it was created to raise money for repairs to the Black Hawk Statue near the state park. Nearly all of the necessary funds have been raised.
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(Earleen Hinton/ehinton@shawmedia.com)
Wyatt Coombe of Rock Falls looks to his mom and dad while drawing Mickey Mouse during the kids' activities Saturday at Oregon Trail Days.

Oregon Trail Days committee member Beth Henderson helps Emily Coombe of Rock Falls set her arrow and bow Saturday at Lowden State Park. The fifth installment of the event will be the last, as it was created to raise money for repairs to the Black Hawk Statue near the state park. Nearly all of the necessary funds have been raised.

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