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Deb Patzold of Designs by Deb in Willmar used her mobile watering unit Tuesday to water plants in the downtown hanging baskets. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Downtown flowers funded privately this year in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR -- A Willmar Design Center spokesman has addressed what he says may be some misunderstanding on the part of the City Council concerning the planting and watering of the downtown flower baskets.

"I would like to state for the record that nobody was more disappointed than we were when we could not find the resources to plant and water the flowers this spring,'' Don Williamson, chairman of the Design Center's Commons/Promotions Committee, told the council last week.

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David Little
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