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County passes deputy pay hike

The Foster County Commission agreed to increase wages for sheriff's deputies at their last meeting in order to attract and retain officers.

During the meeting held on Tuesday, January 16, the board heard from Sheriff Justin Johnson, who attended the meeting to ask for an increase in wages for sergeant Nathan Kruse.

Johnson said Kruse has accepted a position with the NDDOT, but he is hoping to conv...