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The Ferrellgas office is located on Richwood Road north of town. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Detroit Lakes man battled company over Ferrellgas charges as state files lawsuit

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Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says something stinks about the way Ferrellgas does business in Minnesota -- and it isn't the propane.


Swanson on Monday filed a lawsuit against Ferrellgas, LP, a large national propane energy company, alleging that it deceived Minnesota consumers about the rates and fees charged for propane for heating.

The news didn't surprise Dean Leitheiser, who lives a few miles northeast of Detroit Lakes.

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