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Traffic moves around the new roundabout opened Friday on Minnesota 60. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE_

At long last: Ribbon-cutting heralds completion of four-lane highway work


WORTHINGTON — After nearly 50 years of effort, Minnesota 60 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 at Worthington is now open.

The $67 million project was lauded Friday during a ribbon- cutting ceremony at the U.S. 59/Minnesota 60/Nobles County 33 roundabout.

“This is not only a great day for Worthington and Nobles County, but a great day for southwest Minnesota,” said Robert Demuth Jr., chairman of the Nobles County  Board of Commissioners.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the newest reporter joining the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 12 year old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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