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BIGELOW -- Hundreds of hogs were assumed destroyed Tuesday in a hog confinement barn fire at NIK Pork, three-fourths of a mile east of Iowa 60 on the Iowa side of the state line.


Four area fire departments responded to a call that came in at about 2 p.m. Firefighters were still on the scene as night fell.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time. One of his stories, "The Genuine One," is being distributed by a national publisher.
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