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Matthew Kaiser, right, sits on the benches he made for his Eagle Scout project with Scoutmaster Steve Forrey. Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx

Kaiser honors veterans with Eagle Scout project

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Sometimes, the best way to thank a veteran is to give them a place to sit down and take a break. And that’s exactly what Matthew Kaiser just did.


Kaiser, 16, installed five hand-made benches Tuesday at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings for his Eagle Scout project.

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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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