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Larry Kleindl has been selected to take over the county's top unelected position upon the retirement of Wayne Thompson

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WILLMAR -- Larry Kleindl, director of the Kandiyohi County Family Services Department, will take over the county's top unelected position sometime this year. Kleindl will replace Wayne Thompson, who's been the Kandiyohi County Administrator for 28 years.


Kleindl, 44, was hired as a family services supervisor for the county in 1994. He's held the director's position since 2001.

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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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