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Future of Swift Co. offenders program still up in the air after meeting


BENSON -- An abrupt adjournment to the Swift County Board of Commissioners meeting this week could signal the end of the county's 30-year-old sentence-to-service program.

As the commissioners were discussing whether or not to continue operating their sentence-to-service program, which will cost counties more starting July 1 because the state has cut its share in half, a motion was made to adjourn the meeting, which cut off further discussion about the program's future.

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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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