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Grant awards, applications highlight county board meeting

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Awarded grants and grant requests topped the topics at the Douglas County commissioners' meeting on August 14.

Sheriff Troy Wolbersen presented the board with two federal boating and safety equipment grants. The funds will supplement a state grant that will help acquire a 19-foot boat, outboard motor, accessories, trailer and a side-scan locator with an allocation of $27,950 and an additional $2,106 provided for 12 hazard regulatory buoys.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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