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Published February 08, 2011, 12:00 AM

Lane dissolution vote


The view of Lane from the Swenson Brothers grain elevator Monday afternoon. (Chris Huber/Republic)

  • The view of Lane from the Swenson Brothers grain elevator Monday afternoon.  (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • Area farmers enjoy a meal at Shirley’s Lane Café, owned by Town Board Chairman Shirley Hines. (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • Hot beef was the lunch special Monday afternoon at the café. (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • Former state Rep. Quinten Burg takes in lunch at Shirley’s Lane Café. (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • A sign in the café urges customers to keep Lane alive and vote “no” on dissolution. (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • Lane Garage and Auto Supply, pictured here on Main Street in Lane, is one of the few businesses left in the town. (Chris Huber/Republic)
  • John Pflaum, owner of Lane Garage and Auto Supply, left, talks with customer Merlin Feistner at the business Monday afternoon, Feb. 7. Pflaum estimated the vote would be 27-10 against dissolving the town. (Chris Huber/Republic)