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Herald receives 100-year-old atlas

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Mary Duerkop developed a fondness for Pierce County.

"She loved history and she loved Pierce County," said son Larry.

Added Bill, another son: "When we would go on rides (in the county), she'd point out everything. Who lived where and what they did."

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When Mary died in 2006, Larry and Bill, along with their sister Patty, were going through her mother's belongings and found a Pierce County Atlas that was dated from 1908.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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