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Swift County officials give themselves a bump in pay


BENSON -- The Swift County Commissioners approved a 3.5 levy increase for 2011 and approved salary increases for themselves and most of the county's employees.

Following the truth-in-taxation hearing Tuesday night, the commissioners ap-proved the $8.2 million levy.

The budget was also approved with expenditures set at $17.4 million, which is a 10.85 percent increase.

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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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