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Assessor in Swift Co., Minn., mum after decision to put him on leave


BENSON -- It remains unknown whether Swift County assessor Ed Pederson will challenge action by the county board of commissioners placing him on paid leave and ending his appointment at year's end.

Reached recently at his home, Pederson said he is not able to comment on the matter, including whether or not he plans to challenge the actions taken against him.

The county is currently beginning a search for a new assessor.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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