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Sheriff’s Office receives grant for safety boating equipment

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will receive a $6,378 grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to purchase boating equipment to enhance safety.

The County Board accepted the grant Nov. 3. The Sheriff’s Office will use the funding to purchase equipment such as buoys, channel markers, and solar lights.

The term of the grant is Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015.