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Participants identify possible routes on a map during a meeting Wednesday at the Kilowatt Community Center in Granite Falls to seek input on the statewide bicycle plan. From left are the Rev. John Schultz, Karen Schultz, Mike Brown, Anne Brown and Brad Froland, all of Granite Falls. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

MnDOT collecting input on improving bicycle travel

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GRANITE FALLS — Probate Judge Ole Hartwick of Yellow Medicine County clocked more than 135,000 miles pedaling his bicycle from 1895 through 1934, most often while attired in suit and tie.


Many of his trips involved a 40-mile trek from his home in Granite Falls to Canby, where he also held court.

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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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