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WATKINS -- The city of Watkins will disband its police department this year to combat an expected $30,000 reduction in Local Government Aid from the state government.


Meeker County Administrator Paul Virnig said Thursday that the city of Watkins has notified the county that it would dissemble its police department and contract with the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.

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