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Published September 24, 2011, 11:32 AM

Potato Bowl Tailgating

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Potato Bowl wrapped up celebrations in Grand Forks. The fun filled week ended with a parade and the UND football game going on right now.

By: Meagan Millage, WDAY

Potato Bowl wrapped up celebrations in Grand Forks. The fun filled week ended with a parade and the UND football game going on right now.

Thousand of people lined Demers Avenue to get a glimpse of the Potato Bowl Parade, but this was just the beginning of a big day for Sioux Fans.

Darwin Knislen - Sioux Fan: "My favorite part is tailgating out here with everybody, going to see what everybody is cooking, taking part with the fun, and getting ready for the game."

The 46th annual Potato Bowl is expected to bring thousands out to the Alerus Center today to celebrate the end of a week of activities with a Sioux home game.

Leroy Kurtyka - Sioux Fan: "We got out here, it was 1:00, we can enjoy the weather and have a great time."

A week of french fry feeds and celebrations hasn't slowed anyone down. Most people say their favorite part takes place today.

Tony Bowman – Sioux Fan: "Tailgating! That's my favorite part about every football game."

Lowell Schweigert - Potato Bowl Committee Member: "Oh it's the football game absolutely, I just love watching Sioux football."

And fans hope the day ends with...

Lowell Schweigert - Potato Bowl Committee Member: "Well, ends with a Sioux victory of course!"

Darwin Kvislen – Sioux Fan: "A UND victory!"

LeroyKurtyka – Sioux Fan: "The day ends with the Sioux winning!"

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