According to a March 22 report from the West Central Tribune, 30-store John Deere Midwest Machinery's Madison, Minn., location was damaged in a fire on March 21.

The cause of the fire is not yet known but is believed to have started in the main building. 

"Madison city and Lac qui Parle County officials were planning to meet with the owners of Midwest Machinery on Thursday to learn about efforts to rebuild the facility and what help might be needed. The large implement service and sales dealership is one of the community's largest employers," the report said.

Midwest Machinery is on the Farm Equipment Dealer 100™ (a ranking of the top 100 North American farm equipment dealers — by number of locations, which provides information on total and ag stores, brands, geographies served, employees, history, executives and ownership/company profile information.

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