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Hilltop Poultry plant closes in St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, Minn. (KTTC-DT) -- The community of St. Charles has received another dose of difficult news.

First, the North Star Foods plant announced it won't be rebuilding after last spring's fire.  Now, Hilltop Poultry processing plant will be shutting down as well.

More than one hundred households are affected by the closings of both plants.

Channel One Food Bank is delivering emergency food packages to families in need.

Food boxes were distributed to clients of the St. Charles Food Shelf on Tuesday morning.

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