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Dispute arises after county bid awarded

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A Finland-based contracting company is questioning a Lake County bid award after it was passed over earlier this month for a winter shearing job.


Susie’s Contracting of Finland submitted a bid for winter shearing on about 1,000 acres in the county. Susie’s was the lowest bidder, yet the county awarded the bid to the more expensive Wick & Associates of Toivola, Minn., located in St. Louis County.

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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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