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Woman calls for help to save cottonwood from ax

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WATSON -- A Watson woman is rallying support to spare a landmark tree from the ax.

Kylene Olson, former mayor of Watson, is attempting to save the Mile Tree along Minnesota Highway 7/U.S. Highway 59 south of Watson. She believes the cottonwood could be 150 years old.

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It is slated to be felled as part of a project to build a sanitary sewer line from Watson to Montevideo.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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