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Leroy Hill enjoys a morning with his great-granddaughter, 18-month-old Abigail Speck. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Prime Time -- Alaskan adventure: Bemidji men's stay for work was short-lived

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On May 15, 1947, two Bemidji guys headed north to the Territory of Alaska where they had heard work was available.

Leroy Hill and his partner, the late Vernon Johnson, weren't in Alaska even a month, but they came back with stories to last a lifetime.


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