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PKD benefit helps battle kidney disease

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Dorthea Swanson died of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) in 1960.

Dorthea lived in New Richmond with her husband, Merlin, and their 15 children. Now seven of her children and three grandchildren have been diagnosed with PKD.

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A golf tournament is being planned by Dorthea's family to help raise funds for the battle against PKD.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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