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Local residents cash in on Ferrellgas lawsuit

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When Dean Leitheiser of rural Detroit Lakes signed up to get propane service with Ferrellgas, L.P. in 2009, he had no idea a battle was about to begin between him and one of the largest fuel providers in the country.


"I got my first bill and thought, 'wow, propane is pretty steep now'," Leitheiser said, as he pinned the bill to his refrigerator.

But when his son-in-law came over and saw the amount owed, he told Leitheiser that his propane company charged half that.

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