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Spanish Daily Journal
     October 25, 2019      #62-298 sdj 0
 
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People move about on Washington Street in Momence Wednesday. The area has been transformed to appear like Kansas City of the 1950s. The FX hit television series “Fargo’’ is being filmed there. Two days of shooting have already been held, and Momence Mayor Chuck Steele said crews intend to retu
Momence 'in awe' over 'Fargo' filming 

By John Dykstra
jdykstra@daily-journal.com


Filming for Season 4 of “Fargo” continued Wednesday in downtown Momence. Film crews created a dirt overlay on Washington Street to portray Kansas City in the 1950s.

“The community was in awe over it,” Mayor Chuck Steele said. “Everyone was coming downtown, watching them film. It puts the spotlight on the community.”

Steele, who has become more of a fan of the TV show, said film crews will return to the area at least one more time. The behind-the-scenes look at the show’s production has enlightened him.

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Folding chairs used on the set of “Fargo’’ sit near a filming location in downtown Momence Wednesday. The fourth season of the FX hit TV series is currently in production, and Momence Mayor Chuck Steele said film crews plan to return to town at least one more time.

Daily Journal/John Dykstr