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5,500-plus in Kandiyohi County to feel even more of a financial pinch


WILLMAR — Starting today, 5,533 Kandiyohi County residents will be getting less money to buy food than they did last month.

The change in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — often still referred to as food stamps — is because a temporary increase in program funds, implemented in the 2009 federal stimulus package, has expired.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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