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District 2 Supervisor Race

(Le Mars) -- Plymouth County registered Republican voters have the opportunity to select their County Supervisors.  District 2, 3, and 5 are all up for election.  Today we will focus on the District 2 race between incumbant Mark Loutsch and challenger, Wayne Schipper.  Loutsch is a third generation Plymouth County farmer and believes the rural community deserves representation. Schipper, is a former fire chief for the city of Le Mars.  He says his knowledge of public safety would serve well as the role of a supervisor. Loutsch says he believes the county is progressing in the right direction.

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Schipper says he has thought about running for the county supervisor position for the last year.  He says he wants to stay active in community relations.

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Loutsch says a great accomplishment of the supervisors was to expand the available funds.

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Meanwhile, Schipper hopes to have more cooperation between the county and the communities.

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Tax Incremental Financing or better known simply as TIF has been used in Plymouth County to help finance some projects and bring in more ecomonic development.  However, the program was under review by the state legislature.  Loutsch says TIF, if used properly can benefit a community and the county.

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Schipper says he wants to study the issue surrounding TIF.

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Saturday, we will highlight the candidates seeking the supervisor position for District 3.

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