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Aziz Ansari is shown in this file photo near the hoop structures where he raises vegetables on his residential lot alongside Minnesota Highway 7 in the city of Watson. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

City of Watson, tomato grower headed back to court over long-running and contentious issue

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WATSON -- The city of Watson and resident Aziz Ansari are headed back to court, despite a mediated settlement that was intended to resolve differences the two.


Ansari filed a motion in District Court on June 2 contending that the city of Watson has not fulfilled its obligations under the settlement, which the two sides reached during a 13-hour-long mediation session in April. The Watson City Council subsequently ratified the agreement.

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