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Minnesota couple start dairy farm by St. Charles


ST. CHARLES, Minn. (AP) — He grew up on a Fort Atkinson, Iowa, dairy farm.

She grew up on a St. Charles dairy farm.

His parents sold the cows in 1997. Her parents sold the cows in 2001.

They met at a college-age church group in Rochester and married on Feb. 9, 2003.

Three years later, Brad and Shelley Schrandt started milking cows on her family farm, making her the fourth generation to farm on the place north of St. Charles.

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