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Jeff Zueger, chief operating officer for Midwest AgEnergy Group, discusses the current construction phase Tuesday at Dakota Spirit AgEnergy in Spiritwood.

On track: Multiple contractors work on ethanol plant

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SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — The hard hats and bright yellow vests of more than 135 workers stand out against the dirt, concrete and steel of the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy construction site here.


When operational in April 2015, the plant is anticipated to produce 65 million gallons of corn-based ethanol each year. The plant covers about 40 acres of land.

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