Natalie Hoffman, 2, of Savage, gets comfortable behind the wheel of a tractor Friday while her mom, Katie Hoffman, looks on during the Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Pioneer Village in Worthington. The two-day event continues today, with activities scheduled between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (RYAN McGAUGHEY/DAILY GLOBE)
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