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Water rate increase upsets some residents

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Two residents attended Tuesday’s Park Rapids City Council meeting to express frustration about upcoming water rate increases.

The council had the first reading of an ordinance reflecting water rate adjustments beginning January of 2014.


Park Rapids resident Dick Rutherford said he had done extensive research and wondered why people were paying for something that is caused by farms surrounding the city.

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