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Willmar Community-Owned Grocery announces choice of site on E. Highway 12


WILLMAR — The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery announced its choice Tuesday of 1600 E. Highway 12 as the future home of the locally owned food cooperative.

Close to 50 people were on hand for the official announcement and signing of the lease, which was greeted with a round of applause.

“It’s a really important day,” said COG board member Mary Catherwood. “We know where we’re going to be. We know where our home is.”

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Anne Polta

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