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The "Lil' Stinker" is Bruce Bauer's rat rod, which has earned its share of attention and awards. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)

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Bruce Bauer has been earning quite a bit of attention lately. Last spring, he put the finishing touches on his rat rod, and the vehicle has been turning heads and winning awards ever since.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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