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Controversies and squabbles add up to rising legal costs for EDC


WILLMAR — Less than two months into the new year, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has already overspent its entire annual budget for legal services, leading the organization to dip into reserves to cover its legal costs.

The joint operations board confronted the issue Thursday, concurring with a staff recommendation to pay the latest bill, for $1,874, with reserve funds.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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