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Busily settled into a studio at Tower View, artist Tom Virgin placed his first three Red Wing images above his desk. Virgin welcomes visitors to the studio where he is carving wood cuts of Red Wing images during his month-long residency. (Photos by Ruth Nerhaugen)

Printmaker's images capture sense of community


Just days into his latest one-month residency at the Anderson Center, printmaker Tom Virgin has covered the walls of his temporary studio with images.

Each symbol, face and word; each broadsheet, woodcut print and photo has a story.

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Ruth Nerhaugen
Ruth Nerhaugen spent three decades working for the Republican Eagle. She continues to write periodically in her semi-retirement.