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Merl Sagen, from left, Dave Karsnia, Shawn Nygaard and Dee Wayman helped collect and box stockings to be shipped to troops. (Pippi Mayfield/DL Newsppapers)

Stocking to be sent to troops overseas

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Thanks to community members from Detroit Lakes to Fargo, 85 stockings are being sent to troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Kosovo.

Last year, at Veterans Day time, David-Donehower Funeral Home's Shawn Nygaard suggested asking the community to stuff the stockings for troops. They collected about 20-25.

The military provides a list of items soldiers need like beef jerky, video games, batteries, sunflower seeds, etc.

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