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Arbitrator upholds deputy's firing in Roseau County

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GRAND FORKS -- A state arbitrator has upheld the firing last year of a Roseau County Sheriff's deputy for misconduct, including sexual harassment, being rude to the public, and lying about it.


Chad Maurstad had worked for the department for 15 years when he was fired Dec. 11 last year, said Chief Deputy Terry Bandemer on Monday.

Thomas Yeager, the arbitrator, issued a decision Friday upholding the county's firing of Maurstad.

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