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The cooling towers at the Willmar power plant are seen Monday. An improvement project on the cooling towers is proposed for 2014 but will not be undertaken before the Willmar Municipal Utilities receives the results of a study of local power generation resources. The cooling tower project and a project to control coal area runoff are tied closely to whether or not the utility continues to use coal to generate power locally. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)

Willmar's Utilities Commission sets 2014 budget of $30.1 million

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WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved the 2014 budget for the electric, water, and heating divisions of $30,182,100, up from $29,681,619 in 2013.


Commissioners approved the budget Monday, pending the outcome of labor negotiations with unionized employees.

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