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The Rosemount Knights of Columbus Council started hosting fish frys more than 12 years ago. In the beginning, the group fried fish in turkey fryers in a tent outside the old St. Joseph Church to keep from stinking the place. Today the group cooks their famed fish in the modern well-equipped kitchen at the new church.

Knights of Columbus gear up for fish fry season

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Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of the 40 days of Lent. Many will give up a vice or two and for Catholics, the period also means no meat on Fridays.

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For the members of the Rosemount Knights of Columbus, Lent means it’s time to start frying fish. Starting March 14, the council will host its annual fish frys and it’s a dinner not to be missed.

“It’s the best fish fry around. People come from all over the Twin Cities to get it,” said Grand Knight Jim Benfante.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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