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Hallstrom, Red Wing florist and veteran, dies at 89

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Evan Hallstrom, the third-generation owner of Hallstrom's Florist and Greenhouses, died Tuesday morning at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center. He was 89.

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Hallstrom served in the U.S. Army during World War II. According to a 1995 Republican Eagle article, Hallstrom used a 8mm movie camera to record his experiences while stationed in Italy. He shot things ranging from everyday life for the soldiers to starving families scrounging for food.

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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.
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