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File Photo: The American Legion Calvin Knuth Post 5 in Worthington will close its doors at the end of this month, but the charter will remain active. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

Editorial: Let's hope Legion can stay active


There has been some wonderful news to report during the last few days, with Monday's stories regarding the generosity of area residents (more than $40,000 raised for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight; the collection of more than $54,000 for United Way of Nobles County by JBS employees).

There was at least one sad item, however -- the closure of Worthington's Calvin Knuth Post 5 American Legion home and its lounge.

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