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William "Spud" Murphy has decided not to seek re-election to the Grand Forks County Commission. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks County Commissioner to step down after 28 years

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When William “Spud” Murphy retires later this year after 28 as a Grand Forks County commissioner, he likely will smile, say a few words — mostly to thank everybody else for his long career — to those gathered at a modest reception, shake a few hands, and then quietly walk out the door and head back to his farm near McCanna, N.D., where he’s lived pretty much all his life.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years. 
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