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Susie and Dave Frank say their greenhouse business north of Pennock will be open for business at the end of April despite a fire there Wednesday that destroyed buildings, one of which is pictured in the background, equipment and hundreds of seedlings. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Pennock, Minn.-area nursery recovering after fire

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PENNOCK — With spring edging a little closer and gardeners eager to buy nursery stock, the fire last week at Frank’s Greenhouses north of Pennock couldn’t have come at a worse time.


Rows of hanging potted flowers and hundreds of well-established seedlings that were primed to go on sale at the end of April were destroyed in an intense blaze Wednesday.

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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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