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Man runs off unwanted guest with gunshots

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MANNING, N.D. — A self-proclaimed salesman who allegedly wouldn’t take no for an answer nearly received much more than he bargained for last month.

Rural Dunn County resident Daryl Semerad said a man claiming to be a “cancer insurance” salesman visited his house unannounced the evening of Jan. 21, beginning a tense situation that eventually led to Semerad discharging a handgun.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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