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Woodbury woman to be honored at county fair

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A Woodbury woman will be honored for her efforts in volunteering in the east metro.

Linda Simkins is one of two people who will be recognized as “Outstanding Senior Citizens” by Washington County Fair organizers. Simkins and Stillwater resident Rob Rafferty, a fixture among volunteers in the Washington County mental health community, will be honored on Aug. 2 at the fair’s Senior Day.


Fellow Woodbury resident Peggy Oehlke nominated Simkins for the award.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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