End of an era for Mick's

Locally-owned station won't sell fuel after state shuts down pumps


February 12, 2024

Nathan Price

Even though they will no longer be pumping fuel, Mick's 281 Service on Hwy. 281 will remain open to provide auto service and repair as well as serve up Champ's Chicken and convenience items.

The fuel pumps at Mick's 281 Service in New Rockford have officially been retired.

The local business has been filling gas and diesel tanks in the community for decades, but on Monday, Feb. 7, owner Ken Thompson was notified that his gas pumps and tanks were no longer in compliance with state regulations, and must be shut down.

Mick's 281 has been a popular option for fueling up in New Rockford...

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