Engineer presents his numbers, but waves off steak dinner
Closing the Verndale garage saves Wadena County more than it costs to have a worker and equipment travel to Staples, according to Highway Engineer Joel Ulring.
Ulring's report, which Commissioner Rodney Bounds requested at the previous county board meeting, detailed a net savings of $1,166.65.
Ulring didn't fix the numbers to come out the way they did, he said.
"I'm not that hungry for my steak dinner," he said.
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