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Hundreds gather for Senior Day, speculate about polka festival revival

November 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The possibility of holding the festival elsewhere at the Highland Mall or Davison County Fairgrounds, for instance was considered. Continue Reading

Menno Octoberfest offers polka and food

October 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Festival brings bands and fun to small town.

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LETTER: Corn Palace Festival more than economics

September 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

About 305 bicycle riders showing up at the Corn Palace for one day is worthy of publishing, but about 490 Polka Festival dancers, some staying in Mitchell for four days, was made to be unimportant and was cause for the Polka Fest to be canceled. Continue Reading

LETTER: Please bring back the Polka Festival

May 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

We are very disappointed to hear that there will not be a polka fest at the Corn Palace this September.
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LETTER: Save the Corn Palace Festival from last rites

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

For 31 years, thousands upon thousands of people have enjoyed this event and no matter how hard people have helped to revise this great event over the last several months, this beautiful event may not be back on our schedule. Continue Reading

LETTER: So disappointed at cancelation of polka festival

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Eight of us polka dancers attended your polka fest last year for the first time and loved it. Continue Reading

LETTER: Let us help bring back the Corn Palace Polka Festival

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

I’m surprised the economic development board hasn’t questioned the decision on the cancellation of the event that sold over 600 tickets with attendees from 47 states, Canada and Germany. Continue Reading

LETTER: Reconsider, reverse Polka Festival decision

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It was one of the best in the nation. It generated a great deal of revenue for the city because it brought people in from all four corners of the United States, Canada and Europe. Continue Reading

LETTER: Consider reinstating polka festival, inviting RFD-TV

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

We had heard for years how great it was. We were not disappointed and cannot believe that you would cancel this event. Continue Reading

LETTER: Don’t take the Corn Palace polka event away from us

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The city will really miss us and we will miss all our friends and the fun we had at the Corn Palace every year. Continue Reading