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Local Guard troops deploying for war effort

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By Tom Cherveny

West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO -- Some 560 soldiers with the Minnesota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion 151st Artillery will be deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Major General Larry Shellito announced Friday afternoon at the battalion's headquarters in Montevideo.


The soldiers are deploying from units in Montevideo, Appleton, Marshall, Madison, Olivia, Morris and Ortonville.

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