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Jennie-O Turkey Store is proposing an expansion of its headquarters in Willmar. A key city official believes the expansion of the corporate offices is a strong indicator that Hormel, Jennie-O’s parent company, is willing to allow Jennie-O to maintain its independence rather than being combined with Hormel’s corporate headquarters. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Jennie-O to ask city to vacate portion of the former Hwy. 40 for a possible corporate expansion


WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar will ask the City Council to vacate a portion of former state Highway 40 in front of its headquarters and production plant for a possible expansion project.

Jennie-O will make its request to the council’s Community Development Committee at 4:45 p.m. Thursday at the City Office Building.

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David Little
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