A weekend festival in Lake Wobegon country

Freeport water tower
A water tower stands over the city of Freeport, Minn., north of St. Cloud on Interstate 94.
MPR Photo/Nathaniel Minor

The Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport, Minn. puts on a big show every July that attracts hundreds to the small town in the heart of dairy farm country.

Garrison Keillor wrote in his book "In Search of Lake Wobegon" that Freeport and surrounding towns were the inspiration for Lake Wobegon.

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