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Council to consider legal cannabis in Mendota

  MENDOTA –  Mendota’s city council announced they will be addressing the issue of legal cannabis in the near future. according to Alderman Bill Hunt, the city will have a committee meeting to explore the ideas of manufacturing sites or the selling of cannabis. He says the ...Read more

Putnam County Power Plant to Close

HENNEPIN – The coal-fueled Hennepin Power Station is slated to close in an announcement today by parent company Vistra Energy.  In a press release Wednesday, they announced multiple plants in Illinois would be phased out in order to meet the requirements of the recently approved revisions ...Read more

Del Monte closes second plant in Minnesota

MINNESOTA – Del Monte Foods is reportedly closing another facility in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. According to media outlets, on Tuesday the company notified the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development that it plans to permanently shut down the 89-year-old plant at the end ...Read more