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Carlee Erickson sits with the family's new puppy, Diesel. In the background are window frames that still need to be hung at the family home destroyed by the July 11 tornado. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Ericksons: Together for the hoilidays, and that's all that matters

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WILLMAR -- In the corner of Monica and Eric Ericksons' living room, a fresh-cut Christmas tree stands without a single ornament on it, even though Christmas is just days away.


The family purchased a few boxes of glass ornaments that daughter, Karlee, 7, opens and gingerly attaches to the prickly pine branches.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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