Last week, Kemps Dairy announced that it plans to close its Gillette Dairy milk processing plant in Rapid City, S.D. on June 1. According to the Rapid City Journal, company officials say “the decision was made to increase operating efficiencies.”

The number of dairies in the area has been declining for more than a decade. And that has left the plant unable to run at full capacity.  To read the full article, go to: http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/articles/2007/03/24/news/local/news01.txt

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