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Man urges Wal-Mart to let Girl Scouts come inside

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FARGO — When John Kraft saw kids selling Girl Scout cookies in subzero temperatures outside a Fargo Wal-Mart store, he decided to give the mega-corporation something to chew on.


The West Fargo man quickly snapped a photo of Chanon Anderson and her daughters, Riley, 11, and Isabella, 6. He later got their permission to use it for an ad.

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Helmut Schmidt
Helmut Schmidt was born in Germany, but grew up in the Twin Cities area, graduating from Park High School of Cottage Grove. After serving a tour in the U.S. Army, he attended the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, Minn., graduating in 1984 with a degree in journalism. He then worked at the Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune and served as managing editor there for three years. He joined The Forum in October 1989, working as a copy editor until 2000. Since then, he has worked as a reporter on several beats, including education, Fargo city government, business and military affairs. He is currently The Forum's K-12 education reporter.
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