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Increased costs for the Kandiyohi County landfill are a contributing factor in the small increase for the proposed levy. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Landfill, health insurance costs cause for bulk of co. levy increase


WILLMAR -- Budget requests from nearly every Kandiyohi County department were either the same, or less, than last year, resulting in a trim overall county budget and a preliminary levy increase of about 2.6 percent.

The County Board of Commissioners spent Monday morning reviewing the proposed $58.5 million budget that had already undergone nips and tucks by County Administrator Larry Kleindl, and commissioners made a few more adjustments of their own.

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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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