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County board opts to appoint auditor, recorder

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After a heated meeting before more than 20 county residents on Tuesday evening, the Lake County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to make the county auditor / treasurer and recorder jobs appointed positions. Previously, both positions were decided by residents at the ballot box.


“By appointing the positions, we have the ability to put qualified people in those positions,” Commissioner Rich Sve said at the meeting.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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