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OAKPORT, Minn. - Volunteers filled and stacked sandbags at the Goehring family farm here Thursday, but it was chaotic without Quentin Goehring - a former Brandon resident - manning the operation.

The 73-year-old described by his family as a workaholic died last Wednesday night after sandbagging for 14 hours to protect the 70-acre ranch.

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