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Record number of cars at Sunday's Vintage Car Club event in Alexandria

(Alexandria, MN)--The 34th annual Alexandria Vintage Car Club's Shine and Swap Meet took place on Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Bob Bass, organizer of the event along with other members of the Vintage Car Club, say it was a perfect day for the event. He says that it was a "great group of people" and they had over 300 cars. He says he believes "it is a record for the number of cars" at the event.
ALEXANDRIA, MN
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Motorcycle crash injures two near Evansville

(Douglas County)--On Friday afternoon, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a single motorcycle accident on Co Rd 1 NW near the intersection with Co Rd 52 NW in Lund Township north of Evansville. The motorcycle reportedly left the roadway and the operator was seriously injured. A passenger was also on the motorcycle and was believed to also be injured.
EVANSVILLE, MN
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Over 1,100 students and thousands of spectators at Vikingland Band Festival Sunday

(Alexandria, MN)--Ken Martinson, of the Vikingland Band Festival, says that "thousands of spectators lined Broadway on Sunday to enjoy a stellar lineup of performances under breezy blue skies" at the 38th annual Vikingland Band Festival. The Alexandria Marching Band served as host to more than 1,100 students from across Minnesota....
ALEXANDRIA, MN
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Where is Jodi Huisentruit? Search for news anchor continues 27 years later

MASON CITY, Iowa - Monday marks 27 years since Jodi Huisentruit, an Iowa news anchor, vanished in the early morning hours before reporting to work. Investigators have never found Huisentruit, who was declared legally dead in 2001. No one has been charged in her disappearance. Who is Jodi Huisentruit?. Huisentruit...
MASON CITY, IA
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Two motorcyclists injured in crash near Parkers Prairie

(Otter Tail County, MN)--Two motorcyclists were reportedly injured in a crash on Highway 29 near Parkers Prairie over the weekend. According to the report, the crash took place in Parker Prairie Township in Otter Tail County. Authorities say the two Harley Davidsons motorcycles were southbound on Hwy 29. The '93 Harley Davidson slowed to make a right turn onto 118th Street. The '96 Harley Davidson was unable to avoid and rear ended the '93 Harley Davidson.
PARKERS PRAIRIE, MN
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Starbuck Heritage Days 2022

THE NEXT HERITAGE DAYS CELEBRATION IS HERE! STARBUCK IS HOSTING. FOR THE MISS MINNEWASKA PAGEANT, THE FUN RUN, AND COLOR RUN,. GOLF TOURNAMENTS AND THE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW. FEAST ON PANCAKES, TACOS, BAR B Q’S AND MORE. BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES FOR THE STREET DANCE, ENJOY THE KIDDI CARNIVAL, QUILT RAFFLE, INFLATABLES AND THE KIDDIE PARADE, THE GRANDE PARADE IS SATURDAY AND THERE’S FIREWORKS.
STARBUCK, MN
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Piping troubles continue at Glenwood Aquatic Center

(Glenwood) -- Piping issues continue to plague efforts to open the Glenwood Aquatic Center. After addressing an initial piping issue earlier this month, the city of Glenwood is faced with another piping issue that arose when the pumps were turned back on to fill the pool over the weekend. Jennifer Fletcher is the Glenwood Deputy City Clerk. Fletcher tells KMA News the issue arose over the weekend and could delay the opening further.
GLENWOOD, IA
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Orrin Christianson – Clitherall, MN

Orrin Christianson, 91, of rural Clitherall, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at his residence under the care of his family and hospice. He was born to Malfred and Emma (Sandahl) Christianson December 14, 1930 at home in Vining. He moved to Clitherall and milked cows with his dad. In 1954, he enlisted with the U.S. Army and was stationed in Whiticore, AK until 1956 when he was Honorably Discharged. He married Betty Biederman August 27, 1956 in Breckenridge, MN. He and Betty purchased a farm in rural Clitherall and farmed until 1993 when they moved to Belmont Lake. They had seven children: Joel, Carrie, Kalvin, Lance, Rodney, Col-leen and Christine. They also raised their nephew, Tim. They were foster parents to many children. Orrin was active in Farmers Union and Nidaros Church serving on the board. He loved to bowl, hunt, fish, play Bingo, ride motorcycle, travel and play cards with friends. He also enjoyed family events and holidays. He loved to eat lefse, lutefisk and enjoyed eating at church banquets with Scandinavian food. Orrin was preceded in death by his son, Joel Lynn; his parents, Malfred and Emma; and his siblings, Marie, Carl, Elsie, Ruby, Orvie, Deloris and Sharon. He is survived by his wife, Betty; his children, Carrie (Steve), Kalvin, Lance, Rodney, Colleen (Kerry), Christine (Matthew) and Tim; his grandchildren, Tara, Tessa (Jared), Mitchell, Zoe, Austin (Kathy), CaSarah, Justin, Cortney, Cameron, Nathan, Nicole and Luke; and by his great-grandchildren, Tehya, Charlie, Kayden, Kinsley and Thayer. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial Service was Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Nidaros Lutheran Church in rural Clitherall. Burial was in Nidaros Lutheran Cemetery. Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Battle Lake was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made at www.glendenilson.com.
CLITHERALL, MN
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