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Doreen Rollag poses next to the rock at the driveway to the Rollag family farm near Beaver Creek. The Rollag sod house built there in the 1870s was replicated for a Minnesota History Center exhibit

History is re-created on Beaver Creek farm

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BEAVER CREEK -- The Minnesota History Center introduced its "Then, Now, Wow" exhibit on Thanksgiving weekend, but it wasn't until just a couple of weeks ago that a Beaver Creek woman toured the place to see a replica of the 1880s-era sod house that once stood on her family's farm.


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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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