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Using American Rescue Plan money, an action committee of residents and city officials in western Carlton County has been formed for the Minnesota Highway 73 reconstruction in Cromwell. The goal is to encourage the Minnesota legislature to help fund reconstruction of an 8-mile stretch of Highway 73 south of Cromwell. The decades-old section has been funded several times in the past but work has never been done. Money has been siphoned for other projects where more people are affected. The road has deteriorated and is unsafe.

There is a considerable amount of truck, recreational and local traffi...