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Writing isn't history for former editor

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When Fred Johnson left his job as sports editor in 1983 at the South Washington County Bulletin after 13 years, he just kept on writing, but not about high school basketball.

"Even ahead of sports, my first love is history," said Johnson, at the Cottage Grove home that he shares with wife, Diane, who was a Bulletin cartoonist for many years.

"Leaving the Bulletin gave me more time to write," he said.

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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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