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KEVIN WALLEVAND

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Many college students from the region will be headed back home for Thanksgiving break, but not all of them will be on vacation.
It was exactly 25 years ago that WDAY News brought the story of Ottertail dairy farmer Pete Thalmann patiently waiting for a new heart at Mayo Clinic. He waited six months there, his heart barely functioning. Time was running out until Thanksgiving in 1997, and a nearby family's unselfish gift of life.
The Little Buddy Foundation has helped get prosthetic limbs to just over a dozen children, including a South Dakota teenager who can now take part in rodeos, thanks to a new arm.
A Frazee, Minnesota school teacher would give anything to be back in her elementary classroom, but long-haul COVID has prevented that. Now there are special post-COVID clinics to help get patients back to living life again.
Private First Class Robert Alexander grew up in Tolley, North Dakota, a small town near Minot. He died in the south Pacific in 1944, and recently had his remains identified. Now, he has finally returned to the United States, to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sometimes, it's the little things that make all the difference, especially when you are trying to learn how to walk again. And how a change in attitude and feeling of "new life" all started with a pair of socks.

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation has honored three projects nationwide and the restored and preserved Nome Schoolhouse in Barnes County has been given a huge honor.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County will work throughout the weekend to finish the much anticipated "Ralph's Corner Bar Exhibit." After two years of interviews and collecting memorabilia from longtime customers, Ralph's is coming back to life.
Football teams from Cavalier and New Salem-Almont high schools made the trip to Fargo early to avoid the worst of the weather. The two teams play each other for a state championship at noon Friday, Nov. 11. They are just two of the state tournament teams that got on the road early.

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