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Mark Lenoue of Barnesville pre-washes shopping carts at Central Market Monday afternoon. Kart Kleen Wash brought its new cart washing machine, designed by Friesen's in Detroit Lakes, and cleaned Central Market's 350 carts.

Sterilized in 60 seconds: DL Company helps build shopping cart cleaning machine

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If those shopping carts could talk, people would understand their daily misadventures with germs:

Sick kids for passengers ... raw chicken drippings that leaked from the package ... sneeze-covered handles ... babies wiggling around in the cart seat with a stinky "surprise."

Shopping carts don't have a much better reputation than a bathroom doorknob, but a couple of local companies are joining forces to fight the bacterial battle on a national scale.

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