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Reward for the wandering goat of Fergus Falls increased to $250

Many residents say they've spotted Curly, the now-famous goat who slipped his leash right before his appearance in a Christmas Eve nativity scene. But weeks later, the wayward goat continues to elude his would-be captors. His owners hope someone can wrangle him before the weather gets too cold.
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Many residents say they've spotted Curly, the now-famous goat who slipped his leash right before his appearance in a Christmas Eve nativity scene. But weeks later, the wayward goat continues to elude his would-be captors. His owners hope someone can wrangle him before the weather gets too cold.

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