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Bikers Help Raise Funds to Honor 3 Slain Wis. Sisters

Posted at: 07/04/2013 5:06 AM



RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Motorcyclists in western Wisconsin are planning a 100-mile ride to raise money for a playground to honor three sisters who were killed by their father.

A jury found 35-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen was sane when he killed 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia last July in the girls' River Falls home.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the "River Falls Cruisin for a Cause" motorcycle run will start in River Falls on July 20 and stop at several venues in western Wisconsin.

The ride ends with a poker game at Johnnie's Bar in River Falls. The event costs $10 for a bike and rider, $5 per passenger and $5 for each poker hand. Proceeds will go to the Schaffhausen Memorial Fund, toward a new playground to honor the girls.

Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com

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