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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe JBS trim-blend room supervisor Matt Altman oversees the computerized line in his department at the plant.

JBS lures Lismore native back to his roots

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WORTHINGTON -- A Career Leadership Opportunity (CLO) program at JBS in Worthington is meant to encourage and nurture future leaders in the pork processing plant, but it's also creating an unexpected benefit -- keeping young southwest Minnesota residents from leaving the area.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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