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Energy assistance program applications adding up fast


WILLMAR -- The number of people applying for home heating assistance this winter is increasing, and the program is seeing a record number of new applicants.

Just seven weeks after it started, the energy assistance program at Heartland Community Action Agency has received nearly as many applications as in the entire heating season a year ago.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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