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County's pared back five-year road plan likely won't tackle the big paving jobs

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Hubbard County board chair Lyle Robinson frequently jokes that his district in the sparsely populated northeast region of the county doesn't need highway maintenance funds.


All District 4 needs is a good lawnmower to shave the stripes of grass down the centerlines of the gravel roads.

As county engineer Dave Olsonawski unveiled a five-year road improvement plan in Nary Monday night, those grass centers are looking like they won't be paved over any time soon.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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