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Tom MacDonald is set to retire soon as director of public works for the city of St. Joseph, which he said is doing a great job in terms of municipal government.

ST. JOSEPH — When Tom MacDonald hangs up his hard hat and neon vest March 31, it will be with mixed emotions.

The St. Joseph public works director said he’ll miss the city staff but will not miss jumping up from the dinner table to go back to work in the evening or on holidays.

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