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Dancers Gather to Compete, Honor Fallen Breakdancer

9th annual Willie Kruger Dance Competition held at the Encounter.

DULUTH, Minn.- Tapping feet and grooving bodies filled the Encounter on First Street for the 9th Annual Willie Kruger Dance Competition, held in honor of the local breakdancing pioneer. Dancers came from around the country–from nine-year-olds to adults. Founder John D’Auria started the competition in honor of his cousin Willie, who died in 2010. According to dancers, the competition highlights…

Superior Male Dancer Speaks About Fighting For Change

Non-Profit Legal Foundation Works To Change Policy That Prohibits Boys From Dance Team

A Superior High school Sophomore is reacting to the news that he could finally get his wish to compete in dance competitions in Minnesota before the season starts. As a freshman Kaiden Johnson made the superior dance team last year, but learned soon after that he wasn’t allowed to compete in competitions with Minnesota judges. The reasoning is that in…