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Appeal likely on valuation of Appleton prison

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BENSON -- A $20 million difference of opinion in the market value of a privately owned prison in Appleton could end up in court.

The Swift County assessor set the 2009 value of the property at $42.9 million.


A representative of the Corrections Corporation of America told the Swift County Board of Appeal and Equalization on Tuesday the property should be valued at $23.7 million.

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