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Update: Cause of Baldwin elevator fire may never be known

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The cause of a fire that destroyed a historic Baldwin grain elevator and feed mill may never be discovered.

Lee Seim, the Baldwin-area dairy farmer who owned the facility, didn't have insurance on it. As a result, there aren't any insurance companies trying to find out how the blaze started -- and the village of Baldwin wants the debris cleaned up as quickly as possible.


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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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