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Members of Minnesota's propane industry gather with Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, to discuss the current situtation of high prices and short availability of the fuel. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Propane crisis becomes hot topic

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Minnesotans living in a quarter-million rural homes depend on propane for heat, but soaring prices and shortages that experts predict will get worse are sending chills down their


Businesses and farmers are in the same situation, as are businesses that sell the fuel.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.