Deputies to patrol in pickups
The Hubbard County Sheriff's Department will soon resemble most area motorists, drivers of pickup trucks.
The county board approved the purchase Wednesday of two pickups and a new squad car.
Sheriff Cory Aukes said with the winters the region has seen lately, "four-wheel drives are invaluable."
On numerous occasions last winter, Aukes said squad cars and deputies behind the wheel had to be rescued by larger departmental vehicles in heavy snow.
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