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Hastings resident encounters bear in his back yard

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It was about 9:45 p.m. Saturday when Rolland Shoen, his wife and his daughter had their evening interrupted by an unexpected visitor. They were sitting inside their house, located about one mile outside the city limits along Ravenna Trail, and only two miles away from business developments along 10th Street.


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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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