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Bruce Wagner retired from the trucking business After 52 years, around five million miles of driving, and hauling anything from livestock to freight, Bruce Wagner of Glenwood finally retired from truck driving on Sept. It started when Wagner was just a kid.
Paul and would haul freight back, whether that was hardware for the hardware store, tires, oil, whatever the town needed.
Wagner said he has driven at least 40 different trucks over his career. When he was in technical school, he would get done with classes and haul bulk milk shipments to Nelson and Fergus Falls. He also hauled for Osakis on Monday and Thursdays, bringing cattle to south St.
After he was done with technical school, he worked full time for the Lundblad Brothers who owned Lowry Transfer. He also worked part time trucking on the weekends for Bob Olson at that time.
Bruce bought out Lundblad Brothers in InBruce bought out a trucking business in Brandon. For 12 years he hauled livestock, freight and grain for those businesses. For the past 25 years Bruce found himself hauling to the Twin Cities five days a week, putting on 2, miles a week.
What will Bruce do now that he is retired? He said that he and his wife, Terri ,are planning to do some traveling now that he is retired. A fun story Bruce recalled was when one of his hired men was driving truck with a 1,pound boar pig in the back.
Sometime during the drive, the boar pig stood up and ate the door off the back of the truck and fell out.
A truck driver that was passing radioed the driver saying he lost something out of the back of his truck. The truck driver pulled over and found the boar pig had escaped at 75 mph and slid down the highway. Wagner had to bring a pickup with a trailer to load the boar pig into.
He said the pig was very angry and it took awhile to get him in the truck. InWagner was sleeping in his truck near the stockyards and was called over to help a man who had a heart attack.
Wagner was born in Alexandria, and his parents moved to Lowry in He married Terri in and moved to Glenwood, where they still reside. The Wagners just celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in August. The menu was ham, pork, roast beef, potato salad, coleslaw and root beer floats.
The Lowry Fire Department would like to thank those who attended and those who purchased a gun raffle ticket. Luke Musselman, manager, operator and self-professed coffee fiend, recently opened up Sequoia Coffee Co.
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His mother Laurie Musselman, has her accounting office on the same property as the coffee shop. The kiosk was found online from a couple who live just east of Cincinnati, Ohio.
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