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FAA OKs first phase of airport land release in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR -- Mayor Frank Yanish was all smiles when he announced Friday the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the city of Willmar's request for the first phase of the old airport land release.

"We're just pleased to announce that we finally do have the land release on the first phase and that it will be approximately 90 acres,'' Yanish said. "Seven years in the making. We're just really happy about it. It's finally happened. We're on the way.''

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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