Kids wore costumes, marched around the bases and received candy and prizes courtesy of Marshall Hardware at the event held at the Portman Community Center baseball field Wednesday in Duluth's Lakeside-Lester Park neighborhood. The annual Kiddie Parade has gone on for over 60 years and is in memory of Myrtle Marshall, who along with Lyman Marshall Sr., started Marshall Hardware in 1939.
Dan Williamson joined the Duluth News Tribune in June 2021 where he's involved in digital content such as video, photos and podcasts. Previously, he worked in television broadcasting as a Sports Director/Anchor at WDIO-TV in Duluth, Sports Director/Anchor in Bismarck, N.D., News and Sports Anchor at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, and Reporter/Photographer/Editor with the syndicated show "Life to the Max" in Eden Prairie. He was also the Development Director for the Duluth Salvation Army. Williamson grew up in Alexandria, graduated from St. Cloud State University and has lived in Duluth since 2012.