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Tour of beet plant available
The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is opening its doors to the public for tours of its facility near Renville at 2 and 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. To reserve a spot, call Kathy at (320) 329-4143.

Weight limit on Hwy. 40 bridge
Sugar beet haulers are advised that a Highway 40 bridge, 18 miles west of Willmar, has been posted at 26 tons per single unit vehicle and 40 tons per combination unit vehicle. The bridge is located near the Murdock piling site, 3 miles east of Highway 277 and a half-mile west of Chippewa County Road 3.

It is anticipated that the load posting will be removed once the repairs are in place.