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Spicer diving tower has too much rust and too much liability


WILLMAR -- It's not that the Kandiyohi County Commissioners don't know what it's like to be a kid and have fun, it's just that the popular diving tower that's been a landmark on Saulsbury Beach in Spicer for decades is too rusty, too corroded and too dangerous.

It's also too big of an insurance liability to put back in Green Lake this summer.

"It's not safe," said Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl as he displayed photos of corroded metal cross-bars and springs.

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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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