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Kandiyohi County highway employees placed in emergency training program under new mandate


WILLMAR -- Don Ericson hopes it rains today. That way he'll feel a little less guilty about pulling nearly 50 Kandiyohi County highway employees off their road construction projects and putting them in a classroom.

Given the short deadline for meeting new homeland security emergency training mandates and the risk of losing federal grant dollars if the mandates aren't met, there wasn't much choice.

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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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