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Paige Amundson, a Swift Falls resident who had petitioned Midwest Cylinder to clean up its business in 1999, is pleased with the improvements at the site where tens of thousands of old LP cylinders had been stored. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Swift County nears turning hazardous site into scenic park

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SWIFT FALLS -- Just as time and new grass can erase the signs of death on a battlefield, the same is happening in Swift Falls where a once hazardous site is becoming a park.


Nearly seven years after a fire torched Midwest Cylinder, a business where thousands of old liquid propane tanks were being stored and refurbished, the cleanup process is nearly finished.

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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.
(320) 894-9750