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The Firefighter's Relief Association had a shortfall in its retirement fund. The city will need to make up the difference. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

City will need to cover shortfall in Park Rapids firefighters' pension fund

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The city of Park Rapids will need to contribute $27,311 to the Firefighter's Relief Association because of a shortfall in the retirement fund.


The city is required by state statute to make a contribution in the event of a shortfall.

Firefighter Mark Gossman and fire chief Donn Hoffman approached the Park Rapids City Council last week to explain the deficit.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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