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Stark County resident Brian Chorne holds his 1-month-old daughter Kenzie on March 13 in Mandan.

Burn victim almost home: Stark County man meets newborn daughter after waking up in hospital

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After spending several weeks in a Colorado burn unit, a Stark County man is back in North Dakota and could return home within days.

Following injuries sustained in a propane explosion at his farm just north of South Heart, Brian Chorne was flown to the Western States Burn Center in Greeley, Colo., where he spent more than two weeks under sedation.


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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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