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MINNESOTA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wild sign Ballard to contract

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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with former Golden Gopher star defenseman Keith Ballard of Baudette.

The two-year deal is reportedly worth around three-million-dollars and returns Ballard to his homestate from Vancouver. The Wild, meanwhile, will not extend an offer to another native son. Moorhead native Matt Cullen will be allowed to hit the open market today. 



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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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