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Swift County looks at new plan in effort to operate sentence-to-service program on its own


BENSON -- After taking action last month to bow out of the state's revised sentence-to-service contract that would have increased local costs, the Swift County is looking for ways to operate the program on its own.

At its meeting Tuesday night, the County Board of Commissioners appointed two board members to work with Sheriff John Holtz to create a workable plan that could be implemented by July 1, when the county's contract with the state ends.

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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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