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Like most brothers, Ken and Chad Swedberg occasionally argued, and even got into fistfights while growing up together at the family's resort property on Little White Earth Lake.


But as Ken Swedberg testified Wednesday in Becker County District Court, the last bout they had occurred roughly 10-11 years ago.

"Little brother got too big," said Swedberg, who was born six years before his youngest brother, Chad. Since that time, the brothers had not exchanged blows, he said.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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