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Swift County adopts new logo on 4-1 vote

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By Reed Anfinson
Since the centennial of Swift County back in 1970, the county has used a specifically designed seal as its official symbol. It has, from time to time, also served as the county’s logo used on a variety of items from stationary to clothing.
Now a majority of county commissioners and administrative staff have agreed it is time for a new logo that is simpler that could be used county wide.
In the old design, the courthouse is dominant in the background. In front of it are cattle, corn, wheat, and a single-blade hand-plow to symbolizes the county’s agricultural roots. It has railroad tracks to symbolize the importance of the railroad in the commerce of the county. And, it has a manufacturing plant to symbolize the importance of business and industry in its growth....
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