Norman County, Minn., pays in 'awkward' dispute with county attorney
Norman County, Minn., commissioners were forced to add money to the county attorney's budget this week, the latest step in a protracted lawsuit between the county and its chief legal counsel.
This week, the county board added $28,417 to the 2008 budget for the office of Norman County Attorney Thomas Opheim. It's the only court-ordered concession Opheim has received since first suing the county for a larger budget in 2007.
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