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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Worthington, Bigelow and Round Lake Fire Departments responded to a fire Saturday night at the Ocheda Dairy on Nobles County 57 south of Worthington. A payloader was used in helping control the blaze.

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WORTHINGTON -- Multiple fire departments spent their Sunday afternoon cleaning trucks and equipment after a busy Saturday afternoon and evening in Nobles and Murray counties.


The first call came in Murray County, when the Fulda Fire Department was paged at approximately 12:20 p.m. to the Colton Fransen farm in Iona Township, near Wirock.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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