Paws in the Park

Local dog owners showed off their dog's Halloween costumes during Paws in the Park's costume contest. 

Rivertown Dog Park filled with dogs dressed in their best Halloween costumes Thursday evening for the Paws in the Park event.

The event included dog friendly booths from Emotional Rescue, Rio Grooming School & Salon, Hastings Veterinary Clinic and more.

Locals even strutted their dogs down a cone-lined runway for the "strut your mutt" costume contest.

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Sophia Voight is a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette. She is from Oshkosh, WI and graduated from the UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism in 2021. She can be reached with any news tips at


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