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Tim Cassidy is a New York Mills High School graduate who moved to the Twin Cities to pursue an art degree. While there he learned how to weld. He has since returned to NY Mills with his family and creates large metal sculptures.

Metal sculptor finds his way back home to Mills

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Tim Cassidy greeted me in a gray Life is Good T-shirt emblazoned with the phrase "Not all who wander are lost." He led me to a picnic table in behind the white farmhouse where he, his wife Heather, and his two kids, Nolan and Edan, live. Like many others in the area, the farmstead includes a chicken coop full of chickens and a large garden - Heather is a horticulturist by training - but this farmstead is made distinctive by the large metal sculptures that line the backyard.


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