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Historic moment for town of Heron


Annie Wooden

THEN AND NOW - Harry Behmerwohld stands next to a rock with commemorative plaques from each of the Heron bridge dedications. Behmerwohld was present at both ceremonies, in 1952 at the age of 22 and last Thursday on his 88th birthday.

Not many people get a $16.1 million birthday present. But Harry Behmerwohld turned 88 years old on Thursday, and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Director Mike Tooley wished Behmerwohld a happy birthday with a big present, dedicating the recently-completed Heron bridge.

Behmerwohld was...

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