All four Lincoln County libraries request increase in funding

August 9, 2017

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Plum Creek Director Jim Trojanowski and Lake Benton Library Director Shelly Finzen are pictured at the Aug. 1 commissioners meeting. Finzen represented the Lincoln County library directors, requesting a funding increase for all four libraries.

By Tammy Mathison

Library directors from all of the libraries located in Lincoln County—Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Lake Benton and Tyler— attended the Tuesday, Aug. 1 meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners to advocate for a budget increase, the striking of the current formula system which has been used to determine the amount of funding each library receives, and funding each library equally.

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