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A runner gets a high-five from the crowd of Wellesley College students lining the course during the 117th running of the Boston Marathon in Wellesley, Mass., Monday, April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Three local runners reportedly safe after Boston Marathon explosion


WILLMAR – Three local runners are reportedly safe after running today in the Boston marathon, where explosions killed at least two people and injured 49.

Kandiyohi County officials confirmed that Zoning Administrator Gary Geer had finished the race before the explosions occurred.

An email from Geer’s co-worker said that Geer was away from the finish line area when the blast happened.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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