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The main focus of the Hot Air Affair is balloons. This launch from several years ago shows the Rock Elementary School launch area with a large crowd on the ground. (Submitted photo)

Organizers reflect on 25 years of Hot Air Affairs

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When the annual three-day Hot Air Affair kicks off on Feb. 7, it will mark the 25th year of the popular winter celebration.

The event has seen changes over the years, but what makes it unique is that the same three people have led the charge for all 25 years. The three are Evy Nerbonne, Carla Timmerman and Linda White.


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Doug Stohlberg
Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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