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County supervisors buy equipment

A vehicle and some machinery were purchased by the Webster County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

The board voted to buy a Chevrolet Colorado pickup from Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge for $38,285.

It will be used by Planning and Zoning Administrator Jeff Johnson. It will replace a 2015 Ford Explorer.

Fort Dodge Ford Lincoln Toyota offered the only other bid of $42,791.

The board also voted to buy two disc mowers from Kermit Miskell & Sons, of Story City, for $29,200. They will be used by the Road Department.

The Road Department is also getting two new Caterpillar backhoes from Ziegler Caterpillar, of Fort Dodge, for $319,312.

The board approved the purchases on a series of unanimous votes.

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