The city of Tomah celebrated Independence Day Thursday with the traditional morning parade and evening fireworks.

New this year was the first edition of Downtown Thursday Nights. July 4 marked the first of six Downtown Thursday Night events, which featured the music of Georgia Clay, along with food, beverages and children’s activities along a three-block section of Superior Avenue that was closed to traffic.

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The Independence Day festivities ended with fireworks that dodged the raindrops and were lit against the background of heavy thunderstorms that slid to the southeast of Tomah.

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Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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