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August 16, 2013

Video features Vikings' fans in Mankato

MANKATO — A new video has been produced to show Mankato and North Mankato's continues support of the Minnesota Vikings after the team has left Verizon Vikings Training Camp.

A YouTube video (http://youtu.be/dTqTF1UDelc) debuted Friday featuring hundreds of people from around the community. Dubbed “Kato-Wide Party,” a parodied version of the hit country song, “Parking Lot Party” by Lee Brice, the video shows community members showing their support of the Minnesota Vikings.

More than 30 organizations, businesses and colleges are represented in “Kato-Wide Party.” Producer Jeff Hendrix has been filming the video since the start of the Vikings training camp in mid-July. Hendrix is the social media director at Radio Mankato.

Visit Mankato coordinated the different organizations, people and places to film. Minnesota State University, which hosts the training camp, also contributed to the video, including the access to camp.

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