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Legion posts face declining membership

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WILLMAR -- Twenty years ago the American Legion Post 167 here in Willmar had more than 1,600 members, said general manager Dave Mohs. Today, it's just over half of that.

The World War II and Korean War veterans who for decades formed the core of the post's membership are dwindling fast, he said, and younger generations aren't taking their place quickly enough to keep up.

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