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Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has announced it is cutting up to 17 from the local switching yard, above, as it looks to weather a year influenced by a poor economy. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

BNSF to lay off staff at Willmar depot

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WILLMAR -- Fifteen to 17 jobs in the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway switching yard in Willmar are being eliminated as part of an overall reduction in BNSF's switching operations.

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Employees were notified this week that they are being furloughed.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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