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Paulson Memorial Overpass Ceremony on May 31

At approximately noon on a warm August day in 1970, Harry A. Paulson, a 25 year employee of the then called Montana Highway Department was killed on the bridge outside of Dodson while performing his duties of mowing weeds/grass from the sides of the Montana highway.

Who was Harry A. Paulson? At the time of his death he was a 51 year old family man who was an avid gardener, a seasoned hunter and all-around handyman. Harry was a WWII veteran and active in the American Legion and Malta Lutheran Church. With his wife, Ida Paulson, they raised 10 children together. The eldest three children graduat...


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