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Rural Southwest Water Authority customers will have to shell out a little more for service beginning next year.

On the strength of a 13-2 vote at its regular monthly meeting in Dickinson, the SWA Board decided Monday to raise its rural minimum rate from $43.35 to $43.95 as part of an overall approved 2013 budget of just more than $15.3 million.


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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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