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Longtime leaders of tiny Minnesota town of Taopi can't retire


TAOPI, Minn. (AP) — A sister and brother will continue to run the tiny southern Minnesota town of Taopi (tay-OH'-pee) even though they didn't much want the jobs anymore.

Jim Kiefer was mayor of Taopi from 1984 to 2008. Mary Huntley was city clerk from 1976 to 2008. That year, the Post-Bulletin reports they decided to switch jobs and were both elected in the town of 40 registered voters near the Iowa border ( ).

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