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Linn County Commissioners Monday awarded a bid for a radio communications tower.
By a unanimous vote, Hayden Tower Service, Topeka, will erect the 250-foot structure at a base price of $216,500.
Chris Martin, county information technology (IT) director, recommended the Hayden services bid despite an $183,880 bid from TFMComm, Inc., Lawrence.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here.


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