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Judge denies defense motion in asphalt plant bombing case


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HURLEY — A defense motion seeking to dismiss the charges against a Kimball, Wisconsin man accused of bombing an asphalt plant in 2015 was denied Monday in Iron County court.

Matthew Allen Gollubske, 39, is charged with two counts of being a party to the crime of using explosives to damage property in connection to several explosions between 4:15 and 6 a.m. on the morning of July 4, 2015 at Mathy Construction’s asphalt plant off U.S. 2 in the town of Kimball.

Gollubske’s attorney, William Appleton, filed a motion in August arguing too much time had...