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Published June 08, 2010, 11:01 AM

Long-time Wilkin County leader is retiring

(WDAY TV) - A long time Wilkin County leader, who’s helped the area fight 13 major floods, is retiring.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Wilkin County engineer Tom Richels announced his resignation this morning. Richels has served as county engineer for 28 years.

He says he plans on staying in the area, just relaxing, fishing and golfing a bit more now. He'll also help with insight with future severe floods. His last day will be September first.