FILE - In this undated 1958 file photo Lawrence Welk leads his big band. The State Historical Society of North Dakota is considering buying Welk's boyhood home near the south-central North Dakota town... more 
FILE - In this undated 1958 file photo Lawrence Welk leads his big band. The State Historical Society of North Dakota is considering buying Welk's boyhood home near the south-central North Dakota town of Strasburg to be used as a tourist destination to tout the importance of agriculture and the region's German-Russian heritage. (AP Photo/File) less 
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