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Another Red Wing police officer will join the team this summer.

The Red Wing City Council voted Monday to approve hiring a police officer to start July 1.

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The position was discussed last year, but came too late to be incorporated into the budgeting process, council members said. They decided to look at finances later into 2014 and see if the funding was feasible to add an officer halfway through the year.

Now, the time is right, they said Monday.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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