LaHarpe Day a no-go

Organizers announced LaHarpe Day will be canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The celebration returned in 2019 following a seven-year hiatus.

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May 6, 2020 - 10:14 AM

LAHARPE — The annual LaHarpe Day celebration has been canceled for 2020.

Organizing committee members agreed to call off the festivities because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

While the governor has eased restrictions regarding crowd sizes, there was no guarantee social distancing requirements would be appropriate for a parade, games and other activities by June 27, the planned date of the celebration.

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