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David Charles Hendricks, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, godfather, and uncle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.

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Marian Viola Maxfield, 77, Aitkin, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin.

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Elaine Doris Bruss, 90, Aitkin, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin, with her family by her side.

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Carol Jean Krie, 72, Red Wing, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, surrounded by her family, following a year-long battle with cancer.

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Dewey Arnold McNeil was born at home in Shovel Lake to Roger and Dolly (Edna) McNeil on June 29, 1942. He was raised on the farm in Shovel Lake enjoying country living, the love of his family, adventures with his siblings, and shenanigans with the neighborhood boys.

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Melvin L. Holm, 84, Hill City, went to be with God on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth, after complications from a stroke.

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Well folks, this would normally be the week that I would congratulate the graduates for this year and talk about the athletic exploits of this year’s seniors. And yes, there have been many, but the way this school year has panned out. That is not the case this year.

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