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Zach Kizer, of Alexandria, mows lawn Tuesday along the bike trail by Green Lake as part of the sentence to serve. By doing community service work, Kizer is able to reduce his time on probation and provide a service to the county. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Fewer inmates means fewer workers for county's community service program

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Zach Kizer has shingled shelters and poured new concrete floors at Kandiyohi County parks and mowed more than a few miles of grass this fall as part of his time in the sentence to service program.


The work he's done has saved the county thousands of dollars in labor fees and it's shaved months off his year-long probation sentence.

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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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