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Stevens County Commissioner Neal Hofland (left) was honored with a reception following his final meeting Wednesday. He spoke with Stevens County District Court Judge Gerald Seibel at the reception. Hofland is retiring after serving eight years on the board, and the board passed a resolution designating Dec. 31, 2008 at Neal Hofland Day.

Hofland embraced challenge of county government

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

When Neal Hofland first ran for a Stevens County Board of Commissioners seat, he vowed to serve a maximum of two four-year terms.


Given the State of Minnesota's current economic problems and how they filter down to county governments, it would seem that Hofland is getting out at just the right time. And happy about it, too.

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