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Life has dealt the Margie Caneff family of Hastings a number of big challenges lately. Three-plus years ago, Margie's husband Marty was diagnosed with cancer, and on Valentine's Day this year, he died from the illness.


When his diagnosis came in, Margie was left with all kinds of hurdles to overcome. Among those hurdles? Lawn work.

To the rescue came several of her friends and neighbors.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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