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Photos: Slice of Life July 2021

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Smoke from Canadian wild fires makes for a hazy afternoon in Rochester as Glen Winslow plays fetch with his dogs, Romeo, left, and Losy, Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Foster Arend Park. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Chuck Bremer, of Lake City, checks out the machine gun on the front of the B-24 Liberator at the Commemorative Air Force's AirPower History Tour stop in Rochester Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the Rochester International Airport. The tour includes two World War II bombers, the B-29 Superfortress and the B-24 Liberator. "What's the chances you get to see two planes like this?" said Bremer of the show. The show opened on Wednesday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 1. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin

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Dewey Larson, of Mantorville, and his grandson, Levi Koop, 10, of Pine Island, check out the B-29 Superfortress at the Commemorative Air Force's AirPower History Tour stop in Rochester Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the Rochester International Airport. The tour includes two World War II bombers, the B-29 Superfortress and the B-24 Liberator. The show opened on Wednesday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 1. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin

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A red sunset is seen on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, near Saint Mary’s Park in Rochester. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for northern, central, and southeast Minnesota, effective Tuesday, July 20 through Thursday, July 22, at 6 a.m. Heavy smoke from wildfires located north of the Canadian border has caused hazy skies throughout our region. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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A hazy Rochester skyline is seen from County Road 1 on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Rochester. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for northern, central, and southeast Minnesota, effective Tuesday, July 20 through Thursday, July 22, at 6 a.m. Heavy smoke from wildfires located north of the Canadian border has caused hazy skies throughout our region. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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A bald eagle perches in a tree on Monday, July 19, 2021, along County Road 9 just East of Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Tate Lexvold, 11, left, jumps into the middle as Mariq Eaton, 8, left, and his brother Micha Gilliam, 4, play keep away while at a family birthday party on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Slatterly Park in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Mariq Eaton, 8, right, and his brother Micha Gilliam, 4, play keep away while at a family birthday party on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Slatterly Park in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Tate Lexvold, 11, left, Micha Gilliam, 4, his brother Mariq Eaton, 8, and Teagan Lexvold, 13, play keep away while at a family birthday party on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Slatterly Park in Rochester. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

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Bicyclists, from left, Rebecca Choi, Chris Kujalowicz, Riley Steward, Abby Snelling and Yash Desai, all students from University of Texas at Austin, arrive at the Salvation Army Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Rochester. The group rode from La Crosse, Wis., to Rochester on Wednesday. The students are part of a group taking part in the Texas 4,000, which is a 4,000-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer research. The students are more than 30 days into their ride, and leave for Minneapolis on Thursday morning. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

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Bicyclists, from left, Abby Snelling, Rebecca Choi, Chris Kujalowicz, Yash Desai and Riley Steward, all students from University of Texas at Austin, ride up Civic Center Drive on their way to the Salvation Army Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Rochester. The group rode from La Crosse, Wis., to Rochester on Wednesday. The students are part of a group taking part in the Texas 4,000, which is a 4,000-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer research. The students are more than 30 days into their ride, and leave for Minneapolis on Thursday morning. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

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Bicyclists from University of Texas at Austin ride up Civic Center Drive on their way to the Salvation Army Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Rochester. The group rode from La Crosse, Wis., to Rochester on Wednesday. The students are part of a group taking part in the Texas 4,000, which is a 4,000-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer research. The students are more than 30 days into their ride, and leave for Minneapolis on Thursday morning. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

Joe Ahlquist is the photo editor at the Post Bulletin. Joe is a 2013 graduate of Winona State University and previously worked at the Winona (Minn.) Daily News and the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader before arriving at the Post Bulletin in July of 2017. Readers can reach Joe at 507-285-7624 or jahlquist@postbulletin.com.
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