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County opts to remain with elected auditor-treasurer, recorder


WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County auditor-treasurer and recorder positions will remain elected -- rather than appointed -- offices, at least for now, the County Board of Commissioners has decided.

The county commissioners dropped the idea on Tuesday, saying there isn't a strong enough case or enough of a consensus to make the change.

"Frankly it's not worth the fight on the board. ... We have bigger fish to fry," said Commissioner Harlan Madsen.

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