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Iron County receives 911 grant


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HURLEY — Iron County is receiving over $92,000 in grant funding to pay for upgrades to the county's 911 system.

The county was one of 24 projects the state’s Office of Emergency Communications selected to receive a share of $2.1 million in federal funds for 911 upgrades.

Iron County's $92,967 grant will go towards a pair of projects, according to Stacy Ofstad, the county's emergency management director and 911 coordinator.

“Our current system is roughly five years old and it runs off Windows 7. We applied for a grant to basically bring it up to Wi...