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Supporters of clocks for courthouse will have to find funds for them

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“I think the fundraising has to be done before we make up our minds,” Swift County Commission Chair Joe Fox, District 4-Hegbert Township, told Jim Hilleren at the board’s meeting last Tuesday.
“If you raise the money, we can do something. For me, I am not going to use any tax money on this right now. We got other problems going on right now. That is my opinion.”
Hilleren was before the county board again asking that they consider updating the non-functioning clocks in the three faces of the courthouse clocktower.
In 1897, Swift County dedicated its new limestone and brick courthouse that featured a tall clocktower...
 
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