Homecoming parade pushed back to Friday

DIXON – The high school’s homecoming parade is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

The day of the parade is a departure from previous years when it had been scheduled on the Thursday of homecoming week.

The parade route will start at Lincoln Statue Drive and extend south across the Peoria Avenue bridge. The route goes east on Second Avenue, then north on Hennepin Avenue, before going west on First Street and concluding north on Peoria Avenue.

There is no bonfire event scheduled this year.