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There will not be a lifeguard on duty this summer at Mill Pond in New London. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Most Kandiyohi County parks will not have lifeguards this summer

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The new motto for swimming beaches at most of Kandiyohi

County's parks this summer will be "swim at your own risk."

In a cost-cutting move that will save $12,000 to $15,000 a year, lifeguards have been eliminated at four county park beaches.


Lifeguards on the Mill Pond at the New London city park, which are paid for with county and city funds, have also been cut.

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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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