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Polk County News 
County forests boast 2.5 million acres of public land
By Lynda Berg Olds
Polk County Forester Jeremy Koslowski presented the debut running of the county boardroom’s new video technology at the recent meeting of the supervisors. The presentation was actually developed and aired by Discover Wisconsin, extolling the benefits of the consortium of 29 county forests.
See this week's (March 26) County Ledger Press for the complete story.

Trio of worthy candidates vie for school board spots
By Reid A Gacke
There are two spots open for the Unity School Board this term, but with three candidates vying for those spots (two incumbents and one, young Unity alum challenging), one person is going to be disappointed.
The candidates this year as incumbents Cheryl Holmgren and Kelly Bakke and challenger Neil Kline. Their bios are as follows:
See this week's (March 26) County Ledger Press for the complete story.
Fallen deputy to be memorialized in Washington, D.C.
By Lynda Berg Olds
At last week’s meeting of the Polk County Board of Supervisors, Chairman William F. Johnson, IV announced “something very special for Polk County,” and turned the floor over to Supervisor Jay Luke, who chairs the Public Safety Committee.
Luke said a resolution would be forthcoming at the April meeting of the board in support of the endeavor of recently deceased Mike Severson being inducted post-humusly into the National Peace Officer’s Association.
​See this week's (March 26) County Ledger Press for the complete story.