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Rupert celebrates new year by dropping sugar beet

RUPERT, Idaho (KIFI) - A large sugar beet descended from a crane in Rupert Friday to countdown the new year in Rupert.

A large crowd attended the event that has become a tradition after starting just a few years ago.

The 28-foot sugar beat was raised 150 feet in the air at the town square.

Fireworks associated the dropping at midnight along with live music.

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