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Luthier knows no better place than home to practice his craft (with video)


BENSON -- There remains a place in the modern economy for the skilled artisan.

The best place of all for this artisan - a luthier known all over North America - is his hometown of Benson.

"I love this town,'' said Ken Amundson, the craftsman behind Amundson Violins in downtown Benson.

Amundson, 68, returned and moved his business home 11 months ago.

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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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