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Swift County buys land in Pope County for gravel

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BENSON -- Swift County will spend $430,000 to purchase 160 acres of land that will be mined for gravel and used for county highway projects.


In a unanimous vote, commissioners authorized Highway En-gineer Andrew Sander to enter into a purchase agreement with Jorgenson Trust to purchase the land at a cost of about $2,600 an acre.

The property is located in Section 33 of Langhei Township in Pope County, on the northern border of Swift County.

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