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Excerpts from the Sept. 5, 2002 Pioneer Journal

• 'Pickle Patch' writer dies

A former Pioneer Journal editor known for sharing his wisdom about everything from fishing to the best jam makers in the county died Aug. 29. Richard "Dick" Hess of rural Verndale suffered a heart attack on July 17. Hess was born six miles north of Verndale in Wing River Township in a place that used to be called Lukens Post Office.


• Priests to return to New York City

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