Aitkin preps for fish house parade

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AITKIN, Minn. - The northern Minnesota town of Aitkin (AY'-kin) celebrates the frigid weather with its annual fish house parade this week.

The Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 22nd annual "World Famous Fish House Parade," starting at 1 p.m. Friday.

The parade is held every year on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

This year's grand marshal is Miss Minnesota Rebecca Yeh, a 20-year-old from Nisswa.

As many as 60 entries have lined up in a single parade.

The first official Aitkin Fish House Parade was in 1991.

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