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Yellow Medicine County, Minn., administrator one of three finalists in Nicollet County

GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine County Administrator Ryan Krosch is one of three finalists for the administrator position in Nicollet County.

Krosch said he enjoys working for Yellow Medicine County but considers the Nicollet County position a great opportunity to advance his career. He also noted that most of his family lives in that area of the state, and if offered the position, would be able to relocate closer to them.

Krosch has been serving as the administrator in Yellow Medicine County since February, 2007.

He formerly held positions with the Regional Development Commissions in Appleton and Willmar.

The Mankato Free Press reported Tuesday that Nicollet County will interview also interview Aitkin County Administrator Patrick Wussow and Stewartville City Administrator Bill Schimmel Jr. for the position.

Nicollet County intends to have a replacement for its retired administrator, Bob Podhradsky, in place by Jan. 1, according to the Free Press.

Tom Cherveny

Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.

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