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Cannon Falls grad back from Egypt

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A Cannon Falls High School graduate has returned safely from a three-week trip to Egypt.

Maren Peterson, a senior at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., arrived in Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon, her mother, Jane Peterson, said.


Peterson and approximately 70 other members of the college's band left for Egypt Jan. 9. The students spent time touring the country, going to events and performing. They were originally to return to South Dakota Jan. 29, Jane Peterson said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.