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As two logging trucks leave Norbord's oriented-strand board plant Monday morning in Solway, a long line of semitrailers - 26 at the time of this photo - wait to unload wood. The plant stopped accepting timber Nov. 23 because it had too much at the time. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Back on board: Solway plant reopens to wood deliveries

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After closing to timber deliveries more than three weeks ago, Norbord opened its oriented-strand board plant at Solway to a line of trucks Monday.


By midday, the line grew to more than two dozen drivers looking to unload timber. That was up from 12 when the plant opened its gates at 7 a.m.

For area logging companies, the reopening came just in time.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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