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Brothers Sean (left) and Mitchell Burns are pictured with Hastings resident Michael Ury. The boys are holding a fundraiser called "Miles for Michael." They plan to ride a total of 80 miles over two days to raise money to help Ury, who has leukemia. RiverTown Multimedia photo by Chad Richardson

Brothers plan 80-mile biking fundraiser for Hastings man

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Over Labor Day weekend, two young boys will take their bikes to the Cannon Valley Trail south of Hastings, where they will each cover 80 miles over two days.


Their mission is to raise money for a Hastings man, Michael Ury, who has a rare form of leukemia.

The boys, Mitchell and Sean Burns, got to know Ury through a public speaking class that Ury taught at a church in Woodbury.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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