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Robert Williams/FOCUS Nita Killebrew, wife of Minnesota Twin Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, made a stop in Perham to raise awareness for hospice, a cause her husband championed during his lifetime. She toured Perham as a guest of KLN Family Brands and gave a short address to a large crowd at the turtle races, thanking everyone for their support of hospice.

Nita Killebrew visits Perham, raises awareness of hospice

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Nita Killebrew, wife of Minnesota Twin Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, was in Perham last week, stopping by the turtle races to garner support for hospice, a cause her husband championed before passing away in 2011.

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She got a tour of Perham as a guest of KLN Family Brands, and gave a short address about hospice to the large turtle race crowd.

“I had no idea turtle racing was this popular,” she told the crowd with a laugh.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14.
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