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Iron County board approves placement loan


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HURLEY — It may be little consolation to the fact Iron County has to borrow close to $1 million, but the loan the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday is for less money than what was borrowed last year.

The board voted to borrow $947,583 from Chippewa Valley Bank to cover placement costs the county incurred in 2018.

“That’s about $300,000 less than last year,” Clerk Michael Saari said.

Placement costs relate to a variety of services, but generally cover residents being sent to facilities around the state for various types o...

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