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Becker County Commission Chairman Don Skarie gave the State of the County address Tuesday. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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With only one meeting scheduled to take place in December, the Becker County Board of Commissioners made that meeting count on Tuesday.


In a lengthy session, the board covered everything from a State of the County address to unveiling plans for a proposed new half-cent sales tax that would pay for up to $20 million in county transportation projects over a 10-year period.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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