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Oktoberfest to benefit EMS

There will be an Oktoberfest in Lakefront Park Oct. 2-3 to benefit St. Croix EMS and Big Ring Flyers Bicycle Club. The event runs from 5 p.m.-midnight Oct. 2 and noon to midnight Oct. 3.

Featured will be live music by the Mississippi Valley Dutchmen both days along with German food, beer samples and door prizes.

The Hudson Riverfront Cyclecross Race will also be held in conjunction with the event Oct. 3.

Registration begins at the bath house at 621 First St. at 10 a.m. The 30-minute race begins at 11, the 45-minute at noon and the 60-minute race at 1:30 p.m. There will be a kids rodeo at 1 p.m.

Cost is $25 for adults and $5 for juniors. Entry for the rodeo is free. For more information, contact Dag Selander at (715) 386-7683 or