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Minnesota Energy says it plans to close ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake; 20 will lose their jobs

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BUFFALO LAKE -- The Minnesota Energy ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake is closing, putting 20 people out of work.

The decision to suspend ethanol production was a difficult and painful one, but necessary, according to Randy Byro, chairman of the board for the farmer-owned ethanol plant and grain handling cooperative.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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