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Rate increases, other factors contribute to higher utility revenues in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR -- Recent rate hikes and decreased expenses have resulted in favorable 2012 first-quarter revenue increases for the Willmar Municipal Utilities.

During the three-month period ending March 31, combined revenues for the electric, water and heating divisions rose 7.69 percent from $6,552,622 in 2011 to $7,056,358 in 2012, said Larry Heinen, utility interim co-manager.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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