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"I wish to go to Paris." Taylor, 15, is from Monticello and is battling burns on 80% of her body. She enjoys spending time with her family, hanging out with her friends, being outside in nature, and listening to country music. This spirited young woman also loves to shop! Taylor, along with her two sisters and parents, will travel to Paris France to visit all of the beautiful sights. Taylor is most looking forward to seeing the Eiffel Tower and going shopping in the fashion capital of the world. It will ...

Emotions are high at the Dreams for Kids Bike Run

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Mark Schmidt ran a business with his brother, a Desert Storm veteran, when he decided to reenlist. Out of his brother's sacrifice came the Perham for Kids Bike Run.


"I felt that if he could do that, we could do something back here," Schmidt said. "I was having a beer, talking to my friends and thought we should really do something. Basically, it was a brainstorm."

From that brewed the idea of doing a motorcycle ride for the Make a Wish Foundation of Minnesota.

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