Pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys hail from Willmar. Light rail train bumped off tracks Saturday

Two Minnesota-grown turkeys will get presidential pardons Monday at the White House. The turkeys are named Liberty and Bell, and come from Willmar from the Jennie-O Turkey Store, a subsidiary of Hormel. A light rail train went off the tracks Saturday in Minneapolis after hitting a concrete barrier.

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