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Richard Blakeman is the site manager of Northern Metal Recycling in West Fargo. Dave Wallis

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A cherry picker swings across the skyline, its extended claw snatching up chunks of scrap metal from huge piles.

Northern Metal Recycling opened its yard at 654 9th St. NW., West Fargo, in February 2013, said Richard Blakeman, site manager.


“We started with two people. Now we’ve got seven, and we’re looking for two more,” said Blakeman. “So we’re growing.”

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