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August 21, 2018
Pepper Fest 2013 King Arlen Wente polishes off the last of his one pound of peppers in the pepper eating contest on Saturday. Wente’s team The Village Inn won the competition, with all five members finishing their peppers with a total time of less than 2 minutes.  Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Feeling the heat at Pepper Fest
August 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 20, 2018
The new Pepper Fest 2019 royalty was crowned on Sunday, Aug. 19. Representing North Hudson this year are front row, King Kevin Baier and Queen Carly Simones, and back row, Princesses Emily O’Brien, Carah Fitzgerald and Joy Rambo. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
2019 Pepper Fest Royalty crowned
August 20, 2018 - 2:28pm
August 17, 2018
Wanda Plourde will lead the Pepper Fest parade as this year’s grand marshal. She organized the parade for ten years. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Wanda Plourde is Pepper Fest's grand marshal
August 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 16, 2018
The Sparstads were selected as this year’s Pepper Fest Good Neighbors. Pictured are (front row, from left) Steve and Dianne, and back row, Brian, Sarah Paul and Matthew. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
All in the family for Pepper Fest's Good Neighbors
August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 14, 2018
The North Hudson Pepper Fest Board works year round to bring Pepper Fest to life! Pictured are (from left) Zach Stilwell, Secretary Vicki Sippel, Deb Fox, Michele Hanline, Treasurer Don Bouzard, Lisa Dornfeld, Michele Ortner, Vice President Holly Steele, Keith Hanson, Becky Lyksett and President Tim Zais. Submitted photo
Pepper Fest grant applications being accepted
August 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
June 20, 2018
Pepper Fest button design contest is open
June 20, 2018 - 9:27am
August 23, 2017
Allie Stephens of Hudson was the North Hudson Pepper Fest 5K winner Sunday morning, Aug. 20, with a time of 25 minutes, 38.983 seconds. Jason Finch of Hudson was the overall winner in the North Hudson Pepper Fest 10K race Sunday morning, Aug. 20, with a time of 34 minutes, 50.006 seconds. Submitted photos
Pepper Fest race winners
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 22, 2017
Corey Lindenberg shoves as much spaghetti in his mouth as he can as his time runs out during the North Hudson Pepper Fest spaghetti eating contest Saturday, Aug. 19. During the event, teams of five compete for the fastest time. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Pepper Fest heats up North Hudson
August 22, 2017 - 12:07pm
August 21, 2017
Anna Thielke was named the 2018 Pepper Fest Queen.
Pepper Fest royalty crowned
August 21, 2017 - 2:36pm
August 18, 2017
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
August 18, 2017 - 2:04pm
Richert, McConaughey are Pepper Fest grand marshals
August 18, 2017 - 9:08am
August 17, 2017
Mary and Joe Schemenauer are this year’s Pepper Fest Good Neighbors. The Schemenauers will represent the title during this year’s festival starting Friday, Aug. 18. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Schemenauers are Pepper Fest Good Neighbors
August 17, 2017 - 8:00am
August 13, 2017
Pepper Fest promises flair and fun
August 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 5, 2017
Who will be the next Pepper Fest royalty?
August 5, 2017 - 7:00am
July 25, 2017
Pepper Fest is set for Aug. 18-20
July 25, 2017 - 3:00pm