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Thompson Days gets messy with annual volleyball tournament

Volleyball players at the annual Mud Volleyball Tournament at Thompson Days kept cool as temperatures reached the mid-eighties Saturday afternoon. The three day celebration also included a parade,

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Kristin Swatlowski of team "Bump, Set, Psyche," shares a laugh as she and other mud volleyball players rinse off after a match Saturday in Thompson. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
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Volleyball players at the annual Mud Volleyball Tournament at Thompson Days kept cool as temperatures reached the mid-eighties Saturday afternoon. The three day celebration also included a parade, Thompson Trot 5K Walk/Run, baseball games, and street dance. The event concludes Sunday with an outdoor worship service and community potluck. 

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Mud flies as Julie Moen returns a serve Saturday at the annual mud volleyball games at Thompson Days. photo by Eric Hylden

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Eric Hylden has been a photographer at the Grand Forks Herald since 1986.

He is a North Dakota State University alumnus and grew up on a dairy farm near Park River, ND.

Hylden started his career as a part-time photographer at the Grand Forks Herald in 1984 and is a former president of the Dakota Press Photographer's Association.

You can reach him at ehylden@gfherald.com or at 701.780.1115.
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