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Excerpts from the Oct. 5, 2006 Pioneer Journal

• Pigs perish in Oink Joint barn blaze

About 100 pigs perished in a barn fire early Sunday morning on Oink Joint Road east of Wadena.

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The pigs need to be replaced because [Diggy] Lorentz wants to keep the legacy of the road's name. His uncle had the road named Oink Joint Road because of the pigs (oink) and the body shop (joint), Lorentz said.

• WCC expansion could bring 50 new jobs

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