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End of an era for Mick's

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

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 si...

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