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By Dan Rudy 

Governor Walker makes stop for Mayfest


Photo courtesy of Edward Tagaban

Viking Frank Lambert, Governor Bill Walker, Norwegian Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Ray Troll and Viking King Andy Wright sharing a meal of crab and shrimp prepared by the Viking crew on Friday.

Gov. Bill Walker stopped in Petersburg for a brief visit Friday, making the rounds for meetings and taking some time to participate in its Little Norway festivities.

"It's perfect. I can't complain about a day like today," Walker commented, noting the afternoon's cloudless sunshine. He had attended Petersburg's distinctive festival before, but this year's trip was his first since being elected as governor four years ago. "I came down obviously to meet with various folks, but I was also in the parade. It was a great parade, one of the best in the state."

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