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More than 50 people packed the council chambers at Red Wing City Hall during a meeting Monday. Many were there for the discussion about Mayor Dennis Egan's role leading the Minnesota Industrial Sand Council.

Council wants more information on mayor's sand group involvement

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The Red Wing City Council will have an independent investigator gather more facts surrounding Mayor Dennis Egan's involvement with the Minnesota Industrial Sand Council.


City Council members voted Monday to initiate the investigation, to be done by someone outside the city organization. The issue was put before the City Council because of concerns about a conflict of interest raised by members and the community, Council President Lisa Bayley said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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