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Candidates for the national Thanksgiving turkey pardon at the White House strut their stuff at the Burkel family farm in Badger. Forum News Service

Minnesota turkey to receive presidential pardon

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BADGER, Minn. – An area turkey and his alternate will head to the White House for the national Thanksgiving turkey pardoning ceremony this year.


But it’s up to the Burkel family to decide which two.

John Burkel, a turkey farmer here, is the National Turkey Federation’s 2013 chairman.

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