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The Corn Palace floor is filled with dancers at last year's Corn Palace Polka Festival. The 31st annual event kicks off today with Senior Day. (Republic File Photo)

Musical favorites return to Polka Festival at Corn Palace

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"You ain't nobody until you've played the Palace."

Those are the words Julie Lee recalls from her first performance at the Corn Palace Polka Festival 14 years ago. They were spoken by former festival director Les Schoffelman, and they've stuck with the lead vocalist of Julie Lee & her White Rose Band.


"That was his slogan," she said.

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