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Utility officials tour Montana mine that provides coal for Willmar, Minn., power plant


WILLMAR -- Two Willmar Municipal Utilities officials last week toured the Montana open pit mine that provides coal for the city's power plant.

General Manager Wesley Hompe and Power Production Supervisor Jon Folkedahl joined representatives of five other odd-lot coal purchasers from the Absaloka Mine, operated by Westmoreland Coal Company of Denver, Colo., and located near Hardin, Mont.

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