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Press Photo by Jennifer McBride Randy Holler, Hettinger, shows how this form will be transformed into a buffalo mount Tuesday in Hettinger. Once complete, volunteers will take the buffalo to the Dakota Buttes Museum, where it will on display.

Hettinger project a beast

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HETTINGER -- A display in a Miles City, Mont. museum caught Dan Merwin's attention as a teenager and gave him an idea. Soon the 86-year-old Hettinger man will be able to look his longstanding vision in the eyes as it stands stoically at the Dakota Buttes Museum.


"We had so many buffalo in the area so I though it would be wonderful to have a big bull buffalo in our museum," he said.

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