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Moorhead City Clerk Kaye Buchholz will retire in October after more than 24 years in the post. She has been an employee of the city since 1979. Her replacement will be picked from 117 people who have applied for the job from across the country. (David Samson/ The Forum)

Moorhead gets 117 applications for city clerk job

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MOORHEAD -- Kaye Buchholz, Moorhead's long-time city clerk, is retiring and a lot of people would like to have her job.

The city received 117 applications for the post by the time the deadline arrived more than a week ago. The position will become vacant when Buchholz leaves in October.


Moorhead City Manager Michael Redlinger, who will hire Buchholz's replacement, said the number of applications from across the country is likely a reflection of the tough economic times.

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