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Longtime radio personality Bruce Lease, Worthington, takes a familiar stance behind the microphone. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)

Retired KWOA farm broadcaster is familiar voice to many

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WORTHINGTON -- His was the distinctive voice that awakened many Worthington area residents for several decades.

"It's a beautiful day in Worthington, Minnesota," became Bruce Lease's trademark greeting during his years as the farm broadcaster for the local KWOA AM radio station, even when the weather outside was far less than delightful.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.  
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