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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com In an age of advanced technology, when a person can find a quickly-processed wool sweater at any big-box department store or online, it might seem obsolete to produce a wool sweater the old-fashioned way — right from the sheep. But the skills of “yesteryear” necessary for making a sweater [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Dennis and Nancy Ahrens both grew up on dairy farms near Sauk Centre, but Dennis had the added experience of working with Suffolk sheep. “My dad kept them for their wool, which was sold,” he said. Dennis and Nancy married in 1993, and lived for four years on [...]

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