The Cancer Society’s Relay for Life committee will be painting the town purple the week of July 27 through August 1. They want people to decorate home and storefront windows, or even trees in your yard, purple. Residents can submit a picture of your home or business for a contest at relayforlife.org/stevenscountymn.
Ceremonies will be pre-recorded and posted on Facebook. On August 1, a statewide event will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and the local event will begin about 8 p.m. Luminaria Ceremony will start about 9 p.m. You may drive through the Stevens County Fairgrounds starting 9 p.m. to enjoy the lighted display of Luminarias. Enter behind the Lee Community Center and exit by Denco.