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Kelly Monkman was chosen by the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce as its "Citizen of the Year." He will be presented his award at the upcoming Chamber Gala.

Chamber names Kelly Monkman its 'Citizen of the Year'


Kelly Monkman feels that, after 18 years as a Woodbury resident, he's made the full transition into being a Minnesotan. All except for one thing: He still has trouble hitting the brakes when ice skating with his daughters.

"If there isn't a wall to stop me, I'm like a fish out of water," the Bloomington, Ill. native said candidly, summing up his skating skills. "That whole hockey thing, I think it's tough to understand unless you grew up with it."

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