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Judy Spooner: After two weeks, 'back on the beat'

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A hospital is not a bad place to be during a tornado warning.

The second-floor staff at Regina Medical Center in Hastings has just moved me from my hospital bed to a chair in the interior hallway. Being inside a big stone building during a tornado? It works for me.


You might be wondering why I wrote a column while hospitalized. I had a bout with an intestinal blockage and related stuff that knocked me flat on July 2. After some great treatment, I was released on July 16.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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