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Submitted photo Jessi Wood, second left, and Joey Stout, right, moved to their Lac qui Parle County farm to raise their children in a rural environment. They are shown with Aurelia, 2, left, and Azure, 4. The couple run Humble Roots Heritage Farm, where they protect domesticated farm animals that are rapidly disappearing from the world.

A Noah's Ark for the prairie


Our quest to protect endangered animals can take us to some very wild places. In this case it leads to a place very tame: A small farm in Lac qui Parle County.

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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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