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Thomson: Hwy. 61 plan gets support

The Thomson Township Board of Supervisors voted to sign a letter of support for Carlton County’s planned reconstruction project for County State Aid Highway 61 at its meeting on April 7.

Following a presentation by county engineer JinYeene Neumann and discussion with a concerned resident of the township, the board offered the support so the county can begin applying for a grant to help fund the project, set for construction in 2025.

The reconstruction project would be from Highway 45 to Highway 35, reducing the four-lane roadway to two lanes with a recreational trail.

“The country receives $3....

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