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Shortly prior to his retirement in 2006, Don Habicht stands inside the recently built diesel generation plant that provides standby electrical power in an emergency situation for the City of Worthington. Habicht died Friday at age 68.

Former WPU manager dies

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WORTHINGTON -- Don Habicht, who served as general manager of Worthington Public Utilities for 25 years, died early Friday morning after an illness.


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