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CNA students perform 'pumkinectomy'

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - Five pumpkins underwent a "pumkinectomy" and came out smiling Jack-o'-lanterns early Friday morning at Gogebic Community College.

The patients in question all went by the alias "Candy Corn," and entrusted their winter squash wellbeing to "Dr. Frankenstein." The medical procedure was conducted at the Lindquist Student Center and at the courtesy of CNA program students from the Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District.

"I think it's pretty fun," said Katie Sterbenz, a surgical technician at Aspirus Grand View in Ironwood, who assisted t...