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Big Land Dispute in Winona County

June 9, 2009
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ABC 6 NEWS ( -- It's a border battle that's been going on for years. Back in 1975 Winona County made major errors when drawing property lines.

By: Donny Rowles

ABC 6 NEWS ( -- It's a border battle that's been going on for years.

Back in 1975 Winona County made major errors when drawing property lines.

Since then dozens of landowners have been shocked to find that land that they thought was there's, wasn't.

Most neighbors have settled their disputes through some sort of compromise, but not all of them.

A junkyard is the first thing you see when you turn onto the driveway that leads to the homes of Jose Rico and Gary Thelen, but in less than a mile it gives way to the life's work of Jose Rico and a dozen years of work for Gary Thelen.

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