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Hero's welcome greets returning troops

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OLIVIA -- Olivia and neighboring, Renville County communities joined to give the first returning troops with the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery a noisy and jubilant hero's welcome on Friday morning.

The 111 troops with Battery B based in Olivia and Madison rolled into Olivia right on schedule at 10 a.m. Some 550 troops are making their way home from Fort McCoy, Wis., today and tomorrow.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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