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Kubly finally wins approval of tractor-hour meter proposal


Whether you call it perseverance or stubbornness, Sen. Gary Kubly said it's the characteristic he needed to finally get a bill passed that now makes it illegal for the clock-hour meters on tractors to be tampered with or disconnected.

The bill was signed this week by Gov. Tim Pawlenty.

Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, said he worked on the bill "the seven of the 10 years I've been here" and was glad it made the final hurdle this year.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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