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Bird Island balks at co. ditch cost; Renville Co. may as well

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OLIVIA -- The city of Bird Island has balked at a recommendation by viewers for County Ditch 66 that the city pay an annual outlet fee of $7,000 for its ongoing maintenance.


Renville County may balk as well.

The Renville County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to postpone action on the recommendation until it has a chance to review the issue again next week.

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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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