On this day in 1979 ...

On Aug. 27, 1979, Sheriff's Deputy Val Johnson saw bright lights, lost consciousness and 14 minutes of his life. Over the years it's become one of the state's most celebrated UFO cases. Where was it? A) Marshall County B) Hennepin County C) Crow Wing County For the answer, click on the headline above...
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On Aug. 27, 1979, Marshall County Sheriff Deputy Val Johnson is driving his car when he sees a bright light and then loses consciousness. An investigation by Sheriff Denis Brekke finds the car's windshield inexplicably damaged. The Ford Motor Company determines that the windshield cracked due to a combination of high pressure inside the car and low pressure outside. Later it is discovered that Johnson's wristwatch and the car's clock are both 14 minutes slow.

The story is given close examination by this piece which appeared on "The History Channel"...

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