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Frazee Guardsman killed in Iraq

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Minnesota National Guard Sgt. Greg Riewer, 28, of Frazee, returned to the U.S. Tuesday -- as the 12th Minnesota Guardsman to be killed in Iraq since their deployment there.


Nicknamed "Smiley" by his family, Riewer was characterized by them as being "a very friendly guy who was always willing to help ... he did whatever was asked of him."

Riewer was killed while on patrol near Fallujah on Friday.

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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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