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Justin Grimwood and his truck, which he bought online last year. He plans to fix it up, leaving many of the original features intact, and take it to rallies and drive it on country lanes. (Submitted photo)

Quest for an old truck’s history forges connection between England, Grove City

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WILLMAR — When the 1933 Chevy truck arrived in Suffolk, England, from Minot, N.D., it had seen better days.

It had 90,000 miles on the odometer, makeshift wiring attached to the starter and a pair of bullet holes in the cab.

But what most intrigued Justin Grimwood, the truck’s new owner, was the faded sign on the door that read, “E.W. Hedeen, Grove City, Minn.” It was followed by a permit number.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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