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Charity Softball Game

Charity Softball Game

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It wasn't the score of the Firemen versus the Police which was important, 35-10 police, but rather the money which went to helping out the city of Minot.

Yesterday's Major League Baseball Alumni Charity Softball Game was a big success.

Former Twins players, including one from the '91 World Series team played in the game and signed autographs for the fans.

The money raised from the Guns vs Hoses charity game goes to the Cops and Kids Youth Programs, Minot Park District Foundation, summer youth programs, and training and equipment for the Fire Department.

Minot Patrol Officer Steven Nagel was surprised by the great turnout.

With the proceeds going back to the city Nagel believes it shows the officers not only protect but serve the community.

(Steven Nagel, Patrol Officer) "It shows that one we care and two that we are human and that we are actually there to help people and not just catch law breakers. That we are here for other people and we are here to show that they can come to us and that we are here for them. What we can do to help anybody out, that's what matters." >>

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