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Klemetsrud leads LEC

The Lake Region Law Enforcement Center (LEC) has a new interim director.

Starr Klemetsrud, who has worked at the LEC for over two decades as the 911 coordinator and deputy director, took over the position following the resignation of Rob Johnson.

A native of the Devils Lake region, Klemetsrud takes the reins amid the jail's ongoing struggle with staffing and training levels.

This summer, the LEC w...