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Request for information on legality of Chamber dues draws charge of retaliation for Willmar, Minn., City Council


WILLMAR — A Willmar City Council member’s request for a city attorney’s opinion whether certain city entities can legally belong to the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce drew complaints of retaliation against the Chamber.

Ron Christianson informed the council’s Community Development Committee last week about information prepared by the Attorney General Office regarding local units of government paying dues to the Chamber of Commerce and service clubs.

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