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For much of the summer, Hastings residents watched as crews of workers in white and green trucks trimmed trees throughout the community.


Many asked what was happening.

The answer? The crews from Wright Tree Service were out on assignment from Xcel Energy to get tree branches away from power lines.

The work is part of Xcel’s vegetation management plan.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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