Mandan News

Fourth of July

Over 450 racers participated in the annual 5k run/walk Road Race on July 4 (Dustin White photo)

Over 450 racers participated in the annual 5k run/walk Road Race on July 4 (Dustin White photo)

The opening of each rodeo night saw the honoring of the flag during the signing of our nation's Anthem. (Rick Scharf photo)

The opening of each rodeo night saw the honoring of the flag during the signing of our nation’s Anthem. (Rick Scharf photo)

Best buds going to the Rodeo (Rick Scharf photo)

Best buds going to the Rodeo (Rick Scharf photo)

Even with the weather canceling the parade, hundreds still made it out to Art in the Park on the fourth (Dustin White photo)

Even with the weather canceling the parade, hundreds still made it out to Art in the Park on the fourth (Dustin White photo)

Competitive riders competed in nightly barrel racing at the rodeo (Dustin White photo)

Competitive riders competed in nightly barrel racing at the rodeo (Dustin White photo)

The rodeo hosted buggy races each night. (Dustin White photo)

The rodeo hosted buggy races each night. (Dustin White photo)

The last bull of the night on July 3, had other ideas than being caged up. (Dustin White photo)

The last bull of the night on July 3, had other ideas than being caged up. (Dustin White photo)

Starion Financial hosted their annual Old Fashioned Picnic on July 3. (Dustin White photo)

Starion Financial hosted their annual Old Fashioned Picnic on July 3. (Dustin White photo)

On July 3, Main Street was filled with pets and their owners. Many in town said it was one of the largest turnouts they had seen for the event.  (Dustin White photo)

On July 3, Main Street was filled with pets and their owners. Many in town said it was one of the largest turnouts they had seen for the event. (Dustin White photo)

While the main parade was cancelled on July 4, the Mandan Rodeo decided to put on their own impromptu parade (Dustin White photo)

While the main parade was cancelled on July 4, the Mandan Rodeo decided to put on their own impromptu parade (Dustin White photo)

The night sky was filled with explosions on July 4. (Dustin White photo)

The night sky was filled with explosions on July 4. (Dustin White photo)

Dozens of competitors donned stilettos for a unique race on July 4, while also braving the rain. (Dustin White photo)

Dozens of competitors donned stilettos for a unique race on July 4, while also braving the rain. (Dustin White photo)