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Swift County seeks grant for possible purchase of OHV parkland


BENSON -- If a federal grant is approved and if local landowners are willing to sell, Swift County might be able to triple the park acreage they own in Appleton and make a popular off-highway park a permanent asset.

"We're testing the water right now," said Mike Johnson, director of the Swift County Parks, Drainage and Wetlands. "There is nothing set in stone. It's the beginning process of this whole thing."

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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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