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A gentleman who went the extra mile and then some

by Jeff Olsen

There are easier ways to do fundraisers, but Dean Hedlund was pedaling with Jesus from the Iowa border to the Canadian border - all for a good cause.

But the good Lord couldn't do a thing about the weather, which was HOT!

Or "bloody hot," according to Pastor Hedlund.

He never said damn hot.

The entire purpose of his solo bike ride was to raise money for Jon Pritikin and his band, who will be visiting the Badger and Roseau schools in early November.

Unknowingly, Dean began his trek on the hottest time of the summer.

"I picked a day with a south wind. What comes with a south wind i...


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