Cash crunch leads to county spending caution
Commissioners are encouraging Wadena County department heads to eliminate or delay spending for the time being.
The payment of $293,744.50 to meet solvency requirements for South Country Health Alliance in May is the primary reason why the county is screening expenditures, according to county officials. A second, equal payment is due in November.
"We were blind-sided," said County Human Resources Consultant Mike Gibson.
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