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Widow mourns death of husband who died in head-on car crash

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Dale McDougall will miss his 30th anniversary next month. He'll miss his son's wedding, and the first baby steps his grandchild will take. He was planning a surprise 50th birthday party for his wife when his life ended abruptly.


"Our dreams were torn away by one man's irresponsible actions," said McDougall's widow, Linda.

She and other family members gave tearful statements Monday at the sentencing of Robert Louis McGrath, 50, formerly of Akeley.

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