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Honoring a local legend

A famous rodeo cowboy with local roots has a permanent home inside a community institution.

Duane Howard, a native of Minnewaukan and long-time resident of Sheyenne, passed away in 2015 known as one of the most successful bull riders in the country.

Now, as a way to honor his memory and the legacy he left behind, a display featuring trophies and photos from his redeo days has been installed at the...