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The body of Spc. James Wertish returned home Thursday afternoon in a procession to Olivia. Wertish, 20, was killed in the July 16 attack in Iraq, along with Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV, 27, of Cottage Grove, and Spc. Daniel P. Drevnick, 22, of Woodbury. Photo by Ron Adams.

Wertish family brings slain soldier home to Olivia

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The body of Spc. James Wertish, 20, one of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers killed in an insurgent attack last week at a military base near Basra, Iraq, has returned home.


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