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Development in Hawley heats up: Minnesota town sees boom in commercial building

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HAWLEY, Minn. - For decades, city leaders here have taken an “if you build it, they will come” approach to attracting businesses.


Infrastructure has been upgraded – even without the guarantee any would be interested in calling this town of 2,081 home.

But by summer 2014, most of the city’s dreams will come true in what once were fields along Highway 10.

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