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Sixth grade student McKaia Ryberg is singing the National Anthem at Governor Mark Dayton's inauguration today.

Bird Island student to sing at Dayton's inauguration today


BIRD ISLAND -- Having been "discovered'' by Mark Dayton, it is only appropriate.

McKaia Ryberg will be singing the National Anthem for Governor Mark Dayton's inauguration at noon today, her family reported. Dayton's office contacted the 11-year-old and her family during the week before Christmas to ask if she would do the honors, her mother, Sandy Ryberg reported.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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