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Tim Erickson, left, owner of Coast True Value Hardware in Roseau, and former owner Norm Flagstad are confident that Polaris' decision to layoff employees was in the best interest of the company and the community of Roseau. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.

Roseau reacts to layoffs at Polaris plant

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At the Job Service office in Roseau, Bonny Stechmann has seen a steady stream of newly unemployed workers the past two weeks.

Some are scared. Some are upset. But few are surprised that the national economic downturn has touched Roseau County with the recent layoff of 110 Polaris workers.


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