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Dairy plant in Dawson to close, 130 jobs lost

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DAWSON -- Associated Milk Producers Inc. will be closing its manufacturing facility in Dawson by the end of the year, workers there were informed Friday.


The plant currently employs 130 workers in manufacturing, administrative, maintenance, laboratory and wastewater treatment positions.

The Dawson facility produces cheese sauces and puddings, and until recently, lesser quantities of consumer packaged, block cheddar cheese.

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