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Photo by Brian Hansel Fire destroyed a barn owned by Ken and Val Schmitz.

Another Verndale barn burns across from R&J Sales

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A two-year-old, Vintage-style barn belonging to Ken and Val Schmitz was destroyed by fire March 24 in Verndale.

Two horses were rescued but a pet turkey was killed in the blaze, which was reported at 12:17 a.m. A variety of property was also lost in the 24x48 foot building, including a tractor and a camper trailer. The barn was not insured.


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