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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Jim Brandenburg marvels at the discovery of three federally threatened prairie fringed orchids on the 1,000-acre Touch The Sky Prairie preserve Saturday morning northwest of Luverne.

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LUVERNE -- Jim Brandenburg's eyes lit up like a little child opening the best Christmas present ever as he stood among patches of big bluestem and prairie flowers Saturday morning at the Touch the Sky Prairie nature preserve north of Luverne.


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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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