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I-35 rest stop janitor run over, killed on the job

CLOQUET, Minn. -- Greg Blackburn was just doing one of his jobs Wednesday evening -- as janitor at the Mahtowa rest stop along Interstate 35 in Carlton County -- when he was run over by the driver of a pickup truck.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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