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  • “They ran off to Gretna Green to get married!”

    “They ran off to Gretna Green to get married!”

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    Impatient young (and not so young) lovers have known since 1754 that Gretna Green was the place to go for a quick wedding. All they had to do was outrun the irate parents to cross the small river bridge into Scotland. “Gretna Greens” in Aberdeen, Ohio and Elkton, Maryland followed in their footsteps.

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Past Article

Duane Stabler

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One of America’s best known entertainment personalities was the son of a North Dakota farmer. In a time of innocence and naiveté, but also when guile and deceit were not unknown, Lawrence Welk showed his contemporaries how the American Dream was supposed to work. Hard work pays; so does decency and honesty. Duane Stabler tells us how a musician became a showman.

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