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Happy Fourth of July!
Yankee Doodle Children's Parade
Skylee and Maverick McCormack won the group category of the Yankee Doodle Children's Parade in downtown McMinnville on Monday morning.

The Fourth of July started with a bang for Riley Harris.

He crossed the finish line first Monday morning to win the annual Stars and Stripes Fun Run in downtown McMinnville with a time of 17:54.

It marked the beginning of a festive day as the Yankee Doodle Children's Parade ushered in plenty of red, white and blue.

Yankee Doodle winners by category

Baby to Preschool -- Rayce Roberts

K-1 Grade -- Ezra Smartt

2-3 Grade -- Iva Newman

4-5 Grade -- Kaydence Walling

Group -- Maverick and Skylee McCormack.

The baby show was a treat inside the air-conditioned comfort of Park Theater.

It was announced the Stars and Stripes Fun Run had 225 to register, a high number compared to recent years.

Be sure to catch Wednesday's edition of the Standard for many more pictures and Fourth of July coverage.