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I think it has something to do with my dad being the shipping clerk at the Duncan Yo-Yo factory, and then operating wood lathes for the companies that followed after the yo-yo craze ended and the Duncans left town.


Or maybe it was the stories my mother told of her second-generation Swedish immigrant family scratching out a living in the marshes, woods and meadows north of Milaca, Minnesota.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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