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County Opens Backhoe Bids

The Cheyenne County Commissioners opened three bids for purchase of a backhoe.

The three bids, from Titan Machinery, ranged in price from $34,500 for a 2008 Case 580 to about $20,000 lease for a 2020 Case or about $93,000 purchase. Titan Machinery also offered a 2006 Case 590 for $35,900. The bids were tabled for review.

The commissioners also opened and approved a bid from Nebraska Machinery for a skid steer lease at a price of $5,700 for two years.

Where is the line between compassion and unnecessary responsibility?

That is a question the commissioners discussed during the Feb. 3 meeting....


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