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PJ file photo. Arthur Ousley was the last active member of the original Minnesota Highway Patrol to retire from the force before serving as Wadena police chief starting 1967, according to the Jan. 6, 1972 Pioneer Journal.

Living History: A new Carr in the driver's seat as sheriff

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Excerpts from the Jan. 4, 2007 Pioneer Journal

• Carr Sr. hands keys to Carr Jr.

Mike Carr handed over the keys to his son, Mike Carr Jr., on Tuesday after serving as Wadena County Sheriff for 28 years.


"For me, today is kind of a bittersweet day," Mike Jr. said Tuesday. "I've reached a goal that I've had for a long time. I've been running through these hallways since I was 7 years old."

• Ford was a healer

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