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Man pleads to drug sale charge for marijuana growing operation


WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old New London man pleaded guilty Thursday to a fifth-degree drug sale charge for running a marijuana growing operation in the basement of a home on North Long Lake.

As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, two additional fifth-degree drug possession charges against Marc Alan Gau-quie will be dismissed. He will be sentenced Oct. 5.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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