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Photos: Slice of Life November 2021

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Lori Gittus, on the ladder, with the Mayo Civic Center, and Lauren Rodriguez, with Experience Rochester, decorate an 18-foot Christmas tree on the second level of the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Lori Gittus and John Bontrager, both with the Mayo Civic Center, decorate an 18-foot Christmas tree on the second level of the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Lauren Rodriguez, with Experience Rochester, decorates an 18-foot Christmas tree on the second level of the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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From left, Lauren Rodriguez, with Experience Rochester, Lori Gittus, with the Mayo Civic Center, and John Bontrager, also with the Civic Center, decorate an 18-foot Christmas tree on the second level of the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Decorations on an 18-foot Christmas tree at the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Lauren Rodriguez, with Experience Rochester, decorates an 18-foot Christmas tree on the second level of the Mayo Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in downtown Rochester. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Rochester Police Officer Brian Roussell speaks during a K9 Detection Dog meet and greet with K9 Sarge Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Rochester Pet & Country Store in Rochester. Officer Brian Roussell and K9 Sarge were among twenty teams to compete in the American Kennel Club/United States Police Canine Association K9 Detection Dog Challenge, which will be televised on ESPN2 on Sunday, November 28 at 9 p.m. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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K9 Sarge during a meet and greet Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Rochester Pet & Country Store in Rochester. His handler, RPD Officer Brian Roussell and K9 Sarge were among twenty teams to compete in the American Kennel Club/United States Police Canine Association K9 Detection Dog Challenge, which will be televised on ESPN2 on Sunday, November 28 at 9 p.m. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Rochester Police Officer Brian Roussell speaks during a K9 Detection Dog meet and greet with K9 Sarge Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Rochester Pet & Country Store in Rochester. Officer Brian Roussell and K9 Sarge were among twenty teams to compete in the American Kennel Club/United States Police Canine Association K9 Detection Dog Challenge, which will be televised on ESPN2 on Sunday, November 28 at 9 p.m. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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The sidewalk along North Broadway Avenue is cleared Friday morning, Nov. 19, 2021, in Rochester. A community celebration, including a ribbon cutting, live music, and free coffee hot chocolate and cookies for the first 100 people, is planned for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to mark the reopening of North Broadway Avenue. Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
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Kids from Rainbow School Christian Preschool play in the leaves Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, across from Soldiers Field in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Kids from Rainbow School Christian Preschool play in the leaves Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, across from Soldiers Field in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Cat Thisius and kids from Rainbow School Christian Preschool play in the leaves Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, across from Soldiers Field in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Kids from Rainbow School Christian Preschool play in the leaves Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, across from Soldiers Field in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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Kids from Rainbow School Christian Preschool play in the leaves Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, across from Soldiers Field in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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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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